• Essex
  • Permanent
  • Recruitment
  • 18,000 - 21,000 per annum

Recruitment Coordinator – Education Sector

£18,000-£21,000pa dependent on experience, plus commission scheme.

Our long-established Education team are looking for a Recruitment Coordinator to work with one of their most experienced Business Managers. The role will involve working with our current base of local schools, helping them by providing staff for day to day cover.

The Recruitment Coordinator is responsible for taking calls from schools and providing them with teachers and support staff to cover absences for that day. We are therefore looking for someone with excellent organisational skills and an exceptional telephone manner.

The successful applicant would generate a consistent pipeline of education staff ready to support the schools with these absences. This will involve meeting and registering these individuals, along with ensuring all safeguarding checks are completed.

The Co-ordinator would maintain and strengthen existing relationships with schools to increase bookings, along with ensuring that all candidate diaries are fully up to date with their availability.

You may have been in a customer service/sales/recruitment role for a while and are now looking for a new challenge within an organisation that supports personal development and a friendly welcoming team.

Core working hours:

  • 7.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday (during the months of March, May and November only)
  • 7.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday (outside of the months of March, May and November).
  • 20 days of annual leave to be taken when the office is closed over the Christmas and summer holidays.

By working the additional hours you can accrue up to 32 days of annual leave per year, with the ability to book the whole of the summer and Christmas holidays off.

We can also offer you:

  • Personalised training and development
  • Regular incentives including trips abroad
  • Monthly awards and recognition schemes
  • A professional, energetic and modern office environment next to Brentwood station
  • Local free parking paid for by the company
  • Up to 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Health plan
  • Gym scheme
  • A great work/life balance

Athona Ltd was formed in 2003 in response to a demand for honest, reliable and professional recruitment solutions, focusing on specialist recruitment in the Education and Healthcare markets. With its professional and ethical ethos, this family owned business is going from strength to strength and has ambitious growth plans for the future. We are committed to making a positive difference to the lives of others through our work and want to do the same for you.

We are looking for:

  • Previous inbound/outbound telephone experience essential
  • Previous resourcing, recruitment or sales experience desirable
  • Customer service and brand ambassadors to represent our highly regarded reputation
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Strong organisational stills


Apply via the application link on this page.

*Please note – if you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of submitting your CV your application has been unsuccessful.*

  • Job Reference: REF-RECOORDJULY2021