Academies Enterprise Trust

Job Title: Initial Teacher Training (ITT) Recruiter
Salary: £35,000
Full Time, Permanent
Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Location: Hybrid – 183 Eversholt Street, London/ Home Based
Reports to: Talent Acquisition Partner -ITT

Purpose of the Role

To attract, recruit and select trainee Teachers for Academies Enterprise Trust Teacher training programme. You will ensure an excellent candidate experience throughout the selection process. Develop close partnerships with schools within the AET network to build trust and ensure efficient candidate delivery.

AET is one of the largest academy trusts in the country, with a network of primary, secondary, and special schools spanning nearly every region in the country.

This is a hugely exciting time to be joining the organisation, and as we pivot from turnaround mode to becoming a high-performance organisation on the pathway to sustainable excellence.

Our people are our single greatest resource and we want to make sure we are creating the optimum environment and conditions so that everyone in AET can do their very best work. We will only deliver on our promise of excellence for all of our children if we attract, develop and retain the very best talent in the country and surround them with exceptional development throughout their careers.

This is where you come in! We need to ensure that our academies are receiving the best possible Teacher Training candidates. You will work with the Talent Acquisition Partner to deliver an excellent candidate experience throughout the selection process.  You will build and maintain close working relationships with key internal stakeholders to ensure that their recruitment needs are understood and fulfilled effectively.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference and impress in influential roles within a key priority area for the trust.  We’re looking for Recruiters who have already got a proven track record of working in a fast-paced, volume-driven recruitment environment, ideally within Education and initial teacher training. In addition, you will have a sound knowledge of the graduate and career changers recruitment market.

If you can talk to us about your passion for recruiting, and your demonstrable impact – we’d love to hear from you.

In return we offer:  

  • More training and development, so you can get better at what you do.
  • More support for you and your loved ones – a health cash plan, lifestyle savings discounts, employee loans and savings scheme, and an employee assistance programme.
  • More technology so you can have a greater impact.


If you have any further questions please don’t hesitate to contact us on 07741 194677 or email

Closing date: Wednesday 14 September – but may close sooner if we find the right candidate.

All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practises we are unable to accept CVs.

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We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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