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Graduate Trainee - Education Recruitment Consultant
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£20,000 to £22,000 per year
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25 May 2022
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As Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant, you will be recruiting staff for SEND schools across the North East.

About the role

Vision for Education is one of the fastest growing Education Recruitment Agencies in the UK, specialising in Temporary and Permanent jobs for Teachers, Cover Supervisors, Teaching Assistants, and Nursery Nurses. Due to rapid expansion we are looking to take on a Graduate Recruitment Consultant in our Newcastle SEND Branch, which specialises in providing employment opportunities and staffing solutions for SEND Schools across the North East.

This is a chance for a driven, passionate graduate, who wants rapid career development and to make a difference, to join a company who operate in an ethical manner for all its stakeholders. Many recruitment companies prioritise people who can 'hard sell' but at Vision we want people who are genuine, outgoing, ethical and considerate. If you are looking for a 'career' rather than a 'job', we want to hear from you. If you want a career where your effort and achievment is rewarded, get in touch.

Key responsibilities:

  • Providing exceptional customer service to client schools and candidates; being prepared to go above and beyond
  • Creatively developing new business relationships; here at Vision we take pride in our professional and friendly approach, without being pushy, utilising a range of marketing and networking opportunities to form strong relationships with our schools and candidates
  • Developing sound knowledge and understanding of the market place and candidate skill set to ensure successful matches/placements
  • Receiving applications, pre-screening, conducting face to face interviews, CV writing and actively sourcing suitable positions for individual candidates
  • Vacancy management: utilising the existing candidate base, advertising roles, shortlisting, head hunting, interview preparation, arranging interviews, negotiating pay/charge and pre/post interview support and feedback
  • Working between the hours of 7.30am – 6pm two days per week, 7.30am – 4pm two days per week and 7.30am – 4.30pm on a Friday.
  • During school summer holidays, hours of work are 9am – 3pm.


To be considered for the role of Graduate Trainee - Education Recruitment Consultant you will:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent time management, organisational skills
  • An ability to organise their own workload and meet deadlines
  • Be able to forge and maintain relationships over the telephone and face to face
  • Possess a professional and ethical approach to business
Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Degree qualified

About us

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What we offer

  • Fantastic office atmosphere with weekly office drinks/quiz/awards on a Friday afternoon
  • Regular drinks events where we can get to know clients and candidates better and enhance relationships
  • Excellent Bonus Structure
  • The opportunity to work for a market leading company, with a fantastic reputation in the local area
  • An open, honest, transparent and professional working environment
  • Career Development
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Natasha Hendy on 0191 229 1386 or email

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