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Education Consultant

  • SectorRecruitment
  • LocationStourbridge, West Midlands
  • Contract TypeFull-time, Permanent
  • Salary£22,000 - £25,000 based on experience + Commission / annual
  • Date Posted19 April 2024
  • ReferenceCon_West Midlands

Job Description

Operam Education Group supports local schools across North England & Midlands with the recruitment of supply teachers and support staff. With 7 brands already under the umbrella, our growth plans for further acquisitions are really exciting. It’s now that we are expanding our teams to continue on our journey.

We are a Best Companies award winning business genuinely focused on our employee’s wellbeing, development and skills, which in turn has a positive impact on the schools and candidates we support. We believe in supporting people to go beyond their expectations, with hard work not going unnoticed.

We offer amazing benefits such as reduced hours in school holidays, your birthday off and CPD support to only name a few!

We’re looking for an enthusiastic Recruitment Consultant who is looking for a rewarding career in Education recruitment. You will support the expected culture aligned with legislation, company values and achieving success in line with target requirements… this all sounds exciting, but most importantly we want you to have fun whilst doing it.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES – Recruitment Consultant

  • Resource relevant candidates for your clients and forward plan ensuring that you have enough candidates of various disciplines to support your desk pipeline
  • Proactive Business Development and Account Management with candidates, potential talent and clients/Schools
  • Ensure the full process of compliance and onboarding is actioned including management of clients/candidate timesheets, ‘Right to Work’, safeguarding, screening etc
  • Achieve results with your productivity and sales targets for an exceptional fulfilment rate of candidate and client service levels
  • Keep up to date on relevant legislation, competitors, and local knowledge
  • Adhere to standards and processes related to compliance and Safer Recruitment Practices
  • Report to Managers on improvements, findings, and terminated contracts monthly
  • Manage complaints according to company policy and deliver any feedback to both schools and candidates in a professional and effective way
  • Adhere to company policies, procedures, and work protocols at all times
  • Attend events and site visits when required


REQUIRED EXPERIENCE – Recruitment Consultant

  • Previous experience in a Recruitment role would be desired
  • Have knowledge of the education sector, understanding regulated requirements including safeguarding & DBS policy and procedures
  • Experience in Sales or Customer Service environment is essential
  • Effective time management, multitasking and workload management skills, with the ability to work towards set goals, targets and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent rapport building
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the confidence to communicate through various platforms; email, phone, technology, online
  • Strong presentation skills



  • Competitive salary
  • Reward & recognition scheme, inc. Uncapped commission
  • Eye care scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 25 days holidays + bank holidays
  • Extra day off on your birthday
  • Pledge days
  • Flexible/reduced hours during summer holidays
  • Training and development opportunities via our Career pathways


We look forward to your application.


If you would like any further information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us, we would love to have a chat with you. Please email careers@operam-education.co.uk .


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