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Education Recruitment Consultants

Smart Teachers

London (Moorgate)

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Starting salary from £27,500, plus commission
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent

Job overview

Smart Teachers is always on the prowl for experienced Education Recruitment Consultants to join its London headquarters. We currently have positions open in our Primary, Secondary and SEN divisions, with the opportunity for consultants with strong industry experience to take on a hot/warm desk.  

We are a reputable teacher recruitment agency where success and hard work are well rewarded. We look for ambitious consultants with experience in the education/recruitment sector or a similar industry. Consultants must be confident in self-management, capable of developing their own business, and able to work as part of a team.

If successful, we welcome you to join us at our stunning offices in Moorgate, in the heart of London’s square mile. Our friendly, flexible and fast-paced environment is unique to the industry, making us a highly sought-after company to work for.

As part of Tes, Smart Teachers is the only London-based education recruitment agency with access to Tes’s extensive network and resources, including the world’s largest online community of educators. This exclusive partnership helps to attract the finest teachers, leaders and support staff, giving us a uniquely competitive edge in the UK’s demanding market.

New consultants are offered existing client networks and opportunities, and support for tremendous growth. On top of this, we also offer a generous remuneration package and excellent commission.

About the Role:

  • Education Recruitment Consultant - Primary, Secondary or SEN division
  • Our competitive salary scale rewards the days that you are billing with a basic salary from £27,500, plus commission
  • £5K and £10K bonuses paid for reaching achievable milestones by the six and twelve month mark

We also offer:

  • Rotating weekly shifts:      7.00am-4.00pm and 9:30am-6:30pm
  • Reduced hours during school holidays
  • 25 days annual leave, with extra days granted with each year of service
  • A dedicated training and development manager who tailors your induction and training to your personal needs
  • A team resourcer to assist with candidate attraction and registration
  • An experienced compliance team that works independently from consultants and candidates to ensure safeguarding checks are carried out impartially and in complete confidence

In return, we are seeking Education Recruitment Consultants who can demonstrate:

  • Initiative, professionalism and the sales skills to open new doors and earn the trust of schools
  • Strong customer service skills and the ability to manage existing client and candidate relationships
  • A good judgement of character and ability to connect teachers with schools
  • Independence, organisation, efficiency, and the ability to self-manage and reach set targets
  • A confident telephone manner
  • A sound level of IT knowledge
  • A great sense of humour and team spirit

Experience in recruitment is essential to apply (experience in education recruitment is preferable). We would also love to hear from qualified teachers seeking a career shift to recruitment.

Apply now, it could be the smartest decision you ever make! Send your CV to Sangeeta Adams at

Due to the high volume of applications received, please note only suitable candidates will be contacted.

Smart Teachers is an equal opportunities employer.

About Smart Teachers

  • Smart Teachers
  • Salisbury House, 29 Finsbury Square
  • London
  • EC2M 5QQ
  • United Kingdom
+44 20 7065 7500

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With teams in London and across Australia, Smart Teachers recruit education professionals internationally to fill a wide range of school based roles in teaching, leadership, special needs and learning support.  

What we do 

We provide a high-quality recruitment service for schools of all kinds. We’re always interested in talking to teachers, teaching assistants, cover supervisors and other support staff with any level of experience – whether you’re an NQT, busy parent or semi-retired! If you’re looking for daily supply, short & long-term cover – or even a permanent role – we can help. 

Our values

We operate under a simple set of values which impact on everything we do. Our aim is always to be open, honest and ethical in the way we do business; both internally with the way we treat our staff, and externally, in how we look after our clients and candidates. This unique approach to recruitment has made us the first port of call for both schools and teachers alike. 

What we offer

  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system. 
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria). 
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period). 
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to. 
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and an online Educare training package. 
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme. 
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support. 

Please note that you are wholly responsible for fact checking in respect of the information provided by schools. Please also check for the latest visa and work permit requirements that may apply. Tes is not responsible for the content of advertisements or the policies adopted by advertising schools. Tes asks that all schools follow Tes' Fair Recruitment Policy.

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