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Recruitment AssistantMay 2022 - 1 year fixed termMaidstone basedEducation clientThis academy trust seek a recruitment assistant to join on a 1 year contract in May 2022.

Working within a wider HR team you will support the recruitment function across an academy trust and its schools. This will include the recruitment of teachers and support staff across all sites. This post will run until July 2023.

You will play a key role in the sourcing and hiring of key personnel across the schools and trust. You will manage relationships with recruitment consultancies whilst actively seeking to recruit through direct means. You will be the key point of contact for new candidates and support them and line managers though the process of recruitment.

In order to be considered for this Recruitment Assistant role you must have:

  • A good understanding of the Safer Recruitment guidelines
  • Have an understanding of key school based roles including teachers and teaching assistants
  • The ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Have the gravitas to work with senior personnel including the trust CEO
  • Have experience working with recruitment consultancies

Working for Pearson Whiffin Education means you get:

  • A consultant with 15 years of recruitment experience in secondary schools in Kent
  • A dedicated candidate manager to answer any questions or queries you have
  • A hassle free and accurate payroll service (PAYE or Umbrella PAYE)
  • A team that knows the value of working locally and wants to put you into the closest schools to you
  • Complete flexibility on the days and weeks that you work (supply bookings)

To discuss this role in more detail before applying please contact me now on 01732 795 109 or email

This role not right for you? Know someone who should apply? Recommend them to us and we will reward you with a referral bonus.* Pearson Whiffin Education offer a specialist recruitment service to schools and school based staff across Kent including Margate, Ramsgate, Canterbury, Ashford, Swale, Maidstone, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Gillingham, Chatham, Rochester, Strood, Gravesend and Dartford.

Pearson Whiffin Education are always looking for new candidates. Please contact us if you are a teacher, cover supervisor, teaching assistant, premises manager, premises assistant or school specialist administrator and you are looking for your next job opportunity.

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