Academies Enterprise Trust

Recruiter – Initial Teacher Training
Location: Hybrid – remote working and London (183 Eversholt Street, London NW1 1BU)
Hours: 37
Salary: £35,000


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 graduate and career changer candidates for our initial teacher training programme. 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 a fantastic opportunity to make a difference and impress in this influential role within a key priority area for the trust.  We’re looking for a Recruiter who has 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, your demonstrable impact – we’d love to hear from you.

Closing date: 15 August 2022

Interviews will take place shortly after the closing date.

If you have any further questions, please contact us on 07741 194677 or email recruitment@academiesenterprisetrust.org.

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

In line with our safeguarding practices, 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.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.  Job share, part-time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.