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Recruitment Officer (Early Talent)

Teach First


Posted 2 weeks ago

Join Teach First as a Recruitment Officer to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of education


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East Midlands (Nottingham); East of England (Norwich); London; North East (Newcastle Upon Tyne); North West (Manchester); South Coast (Bournemouth); South East (Kent); South West (Bristol); West Midlands (Birmingham); Yorkshire & The Humber - Leeds

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Teach First is a pioneering organization dedicated to leveling the educational playing field, striving towards a day where every child's potential is unlocked, regardless of their background. As a champion of equitable education, Teach First offers a unique opportunity to contribute to a cause that makes a tangible difference every day.

  • Represent one of the UK's leading graduate recruiters.
  • Guide candidates through the selection process with a coaching mindset.
  • Manage applicant pipelines, serving as the main contact throughout the application process.
  • Work with diverse student groups within your designated regions or universities.
  • Experience in managing high-volume recruitment pipelines.
  • Goal-oriented with strong organisational skills.
  • Proficient in persuasive communication, both written and oral.
  • Skilled in using CRM systems.

To apply, please visit our careers website and submit your CV and a tailored cover letter.

Teach First is committed to building a fair education for all, unlocking the potential in all children – not just some. Our work takes us closer to a better future every day, but we need your help to take on this big challenge.

The role of Recruitment Officer (Early Talent) sits within the Application Management team, who manage high volumes of applications for one of the UK’s largest graduate recruiters. You'll encourage those who have opened applications to progress through our selection stages, and adopt a coaching style to ensure that we can optimise candidate performance and create an efficient recruitment pipeline. You will manage a pipeline of students and/or recent graduates applying to our programmes, being their key point of contact as they go through the process, within a designated geographical region or group of universities.

We are looking for someone with the ability to own a busy, dynamic pipeline from end-to-end, comfortable and confident in working to ambitious targets. You should have strong organisational skills and the ability to assess, prioritise and manage a varied workload. Excellent persuasive oral and written communication skills are essential, as is experience using CRM systems.

Teach First’s core benefits include 27 days holiday per annum, participation in the pension scheme via Salary Exchange (with an employer contribution of up to 6%), life assurance, income protection and private healthcare. Through our flexible benefits platform access to subsidised dental membership, health screening, discounted gym membership, travel insurance, Give As You Earn and the option to buy annual leave.

To apply, complete an application on our careers website, making sure you’ve got your CV ready to upload, along with a tailored cover letter that demonstrates how you meet our essential criteria.

This role is based within the UK. Teach First has a responsibility to ensure that every employee has the legal right to work in the UK. Every employee is required to supply the appropriate documents to prove that they have the right to work in the UK before and where applicable throughout their employment with Teach First.


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