Education Recruitment Consultant

Looking to transition out of the classroom, but stay within Education? Scoot, and this opportunity could be what you're looking for.

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Lauren Baker Lead People & Growth Consultant
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Are you an educator looking for a new challenge outside of the classroom? Still want your purpose to be impactful within education? Want a role where you work collaboratively with your team to help create exceptional experiences? If your answer to these questions is yes, Scoot Education could be a great fit for you.

You may not have heard of Scoot, so let us tell you a little about who we are, what we do, and why. We are an education staffing company, seven years old in the US. A mission & values-led organization, our ‘why’ is helping to create exceptional experiences in education. We offer several service offerings to our partner schools and educators, listed below. All encompass our brand promise of ‘right educator, right classroom’ with a personalized approach to the matching process.

  • Substitute teacher placement; day-to-day and long-term roles
  • TeachStart; our sub-to-cert teacher pathway program
  • Special Education; paraprofessionals and behavior intervention

Check out our websites to learn more

  • https://scoot.education/about/
  • https://teachstart.com/about-us/

Since our 2017 establishment in Los Angeles, we have grown to operate in 15 regions across ten states. New Jersey is heading into its third school year after two highly successful first two years, and looking to add to our team and continue the exciting growth trajectory.

Perks of working at Scoot:

  • Be part of an organization committed to education
  • Startup culture where our core values drive our behaviors
  • Small team means your ideas & opinions matter
  • Provision of medical, vision, dental insurance
  • Generous PTO (our founders are Australian : ) Those guys get it!)
  • Incentive programs for exceeding expectations
  • Modern office: think standing desks and Macs
  • Hybrid work schedule, 3 days in office and 2 days WFH
  • Awesome collaborative workspace

The opportunity:

Scoot is inviting applications to join us as an education consultant based in Newark, NJ. This office is part of our East Coast division, also including South Florida & Washington, DC.

You:

  • have a background in, and passion for education
  • value relationships above all else
  • put the team first and celebrate success together
  • possess a growth mindset
  • are driven and hungry to be the best you can be

We:

  • make all decisions based on our mission and BE GREAT values
  • have a ‘one team’ mentality
  • revel in the success of our co-workers and partners
  • prioritize training & development of our team
  • work hard and have fun doing it

When does the role start?
June 2024

The role:
The core mission of an Education Recruitment Consultant involves managing the educator hiring process, developing strong relationships with both educators and school partners, having a knack for matching educators with classrooms, and providing service that always exceeds expectations.
The Education Recruitment Consultant must have strong comfort and adaptability in using technology, an understanding of the education sector, and phenomenal people skills to aid in building an incredible group of educators and school partners.

You’ll work on:

  • Educator recruitment: Assess and vet candidates through online searches, reference/background checks, and interviews according to requirements and strict standards of quality
  • Educator management: Foster professional relationships with educators to support achievement of their career objectives
  • Vacancy management: Help solve school’s most significant and urgent problems – getting qualified, stellar educators into classroom vacancies
  • Relationship management: Provide personalized service and develop meaningful relationships with key team members at partner schools
  • New business: Develop new business for Scoot by building authentic school relationships

You should have:

  • 2+ years experience in education, recruitment, sales or customer service
  • Education market knowledge and experience
  • Exceptional IT and administrative skills
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Ridiculous attention to detail
  • Demonstrated history of delivering exceptional customer outcomes
  • Growth mindset, grit and the drive to succeed

You’ll stand out if:

  • You have experience in the classroom (or if you come from a family of teachers!)
  • Have used applicant tracking systems (ATS) previously
  • Can demonstrate a strong comfort level using technology
  • A successful history in recruitment or sales

Application requirements:

  • Up-to-date resume
  • Two recent and supervisory references
  • Personalized cover letter that addresses the question ‘ What does it mean to you to BE GREAT in the workplace?’

About us:

  • We bring new perspectives and tech-driven, human-enabled solutions. We are small, we are nimble, we understand urgency, we get technology, we value diversity, and we have heart. When you step foot into our offices, you’ll feel and see an energy that is a unique blend of heart, creativity, fun, mission-centric and living every day based on our core values.
  • At Scoot Education, we place exceptional people in educational settings. We invest in teachers looking for substitute or full-time teaching positions and connect them with stellar independent, charter, private, and religiously-affiliated schools across the US.
  • Our “BE GREAT” values are: Belief, Exceptional, Growth, Relationships, Empower, Attitude, Team.
  • We’ve identified the need for quality educators to always be present and available in the classroom–globally!

Scoot Education is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our educators, our school partners, and for the local communities in which we operate.

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