Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Trainee/Support Recruitment Consultant


Job Description:

  • Trainee/Support Recruitment Consultant
  • London Bridge
  • Full-time
  • Permanent contract

Philosophy Education is an Education Recruitment company built on experience and the highest levels of service for our teachers, support staff and schools.
We are currently looking for a committed, driven and enthusiastic trainee consultant to join our team to work alongside our highly-experienced directors. This is a wonderful opportunity if you are keen to pursue a career in education recruitment and would like the chance to learn from consultants with over 20 years’ experience.

The Role

In this role you will be working alongside the directors of Philosophy Education to support the day to day running of their desks. This will include:

  • Providing support with daily supply bookings for teachers and support staff in primary schools.
  • Liaising with candidates and school regarding work placements.
  • Creating, updating and managing placements within the database ensuring excellent attention to detail.
  • Contacting prospective teachers and support staff and completing initial registrations
  • Creating email marketing for candidates and schools
  • Database management
  • General administration duties
  • Answering the phone and supporting with day to day running of the office

This is a fast-paced and varied role and you will need to be able to quickly adapt to the needs of the business on a daily basis.

The hours for this role are 7.30am - 5.30pm during term-time and 9am - 4pm during the school holidays

Essential qualities for the role:
  • Dedicated work ethic and a positive attitude
  • Excellent phone manner
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft office and knowledge of database systems
  • Good verbal and written English
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to cope in a busy, pressured environment
  • A good team player with the ability to work on own initiative

Previous experience in recruitment or education would be beneficial although not essential.

This role is based within our busy London office situated close to London Bridge station. You will be working alongside a highly-experienced, friendly and professional team who all have extensive experience in Education recruitment and teaching.

Benefits include:
  • Personalised training and development
  • Career progression options
  • Modern office based in the 'More London' complex (London Bridge)
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Gym membership support scheme   
  • Benefits package
If this role is of interest, please apply with an up to date CV outlining your skills and experience. We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.


  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Recruitment Sales