Special Education Recruitment Consultant

Are you an educator looking for a new challenge outside of the classroom? Learn more about this role supporting special education with Scoot.

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Are you an educator looking for a new challenge outside of the classroom? Have a background in Special Education? 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. We are a mission & values-led organization, our ‘why’ being to create exceptional experiences in education. We specialize in substitute staffing, and get up every morning striving to place the right teacher into the right classroom.

Since our 2017 establishment in LA, we have grown to have 12 offices, and operate across ten states.

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 has an opportunity to join our team as a Special Education Recruitment Consultant. Supporting educators, schools, and ultimately students within the special education space is a new venture, and one we are excited about! This role provides the chance to make a difference to the students that need it most.


  • 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


  • 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?

Annual Salary:

Oakland or Los Angeles, CA

The role:
The core mission of the Special Education Recruitment Consultant is to source the best talent, and collaborate with our schools consultant teams to place them in the best setting for them and the special education students within their care. ‘Right educator, right classroom’ couldn’t be more important.
The role involves managing the candidate hiring process, proactively sourcing talent, developing strong relationships with both educators, having a knack for matching educators with classrooms, and providing service that always exceeds expectations.

Special Education Recruitment Consultants 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 candidates 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

You should have:

  • 2+ years experience in education, recruitment, sales or customer service  (ideally special education)
  • 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 with Special Education in the classroom
  • Have used applicant tracking systems (ATS) previously
  • Can demonstrate a strong comfort level using technology

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, Equity, 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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