Recruitment Area Manager

Location: Finchley
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: HR.AM.FINCHLEY
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: bonus and benefits
Job Published: 7 months ago

Education Recruitment Area Manager – Finchley
Full Time, Permanent (open to remote and hybrid working)
£45,000 - £55,000 + 

It feels great working for a market leader. Do you have what it takes to join us? Are you driven about your career and want to be surrounded by the best to support you to get there?

Regardless of your recruitment or sales background, are you interested in the world of Education and how you can make a difference to 1000s of pupils and job seekers?

Are you looking for a forward-thinking company and team who listens and supports you, giving you the best chance of success and balance?


Join Protocol Education.


Part of the dynamically growing Supporting Education Group, Protocol Education is one of the UK’s leading education recruitment agencies, with hundreds of thousands of teachers who have chosen us since 1993 and over 3,000 schools who trust us as their provider every year. We have over 30 branches across England and are the first-choice agency for over 10,000 educators.

We match talented educators with schools and whether it is finding the best teaching assistant to support literacy or a maths teacher to deliver curriculum continuity for a group of GCSE maths pupils, our teams go home at night knowing they have played a part in the education of thousands of pupils and in the careers of countless educators.

We are on an exciting journey of growth, and we are looking for a driven and talented Area Manager to lead our Finchley location

Are you a successful Branch Manager looking to move into a more senior role? Are you ready to take the next step into having responsibility for more than one branch? We have an exciting new opportunity in our Finchley office for an Area Manager who will oversee the London Primary North and London Primary North West Branches which are two of Protocol’s biggest and most successful Branches.

We love working together and welcoming new colleagues, who are always supported to learn and develop as they begin an exciting new journey – after all, we’ve all been there! We are straight talkers and value open and fluid communication - it is our strong belief that everyone’s thoughts and ideas count in our journey of continuous improvement. We work hard, but we also have fun and celebrate our successes.

The Role

As Area Manager at Protocol Education, you will play an essential role in the success of the company and will lead thriving teams of like-minded, driven individuals. You will provide effective leadership and management of several designated branches and clients so that a quality service is provided in a manner that supports our values, enhances the reputation of the company and leads to business growth. 

Should you choose to accept it, your mission will be to:

  • Lead, motivate, manage performance of whole teams, Branch Managers and individual Recruitment Consultants 

  • Manage and oversee client relationships and client development 

  • Ensure candidate recruitment and attraction is meeting supply demands and always maintaining quality 

  • Ensure the wellbeing, productivity, and effectiveness of all Recruitment Consultants in the location 

  • Meet quality and compliance expectations ensuring that policies are adhered to

  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders of the business 

  • Ensure productivity and create a positive working atmosphere

  • Maintain and protect welfare and wellbeing of team members

Who You Are

Someone who can operate at a senior level and demonstrate a natural ability to inspire and lead others, alongside a willingness to roll up their sleeves and get stuck into activity when needed. An Area Manager should lead by example, demonstrate all company core values and always be a strong ambassador for Protocol Education.  

You should be able to demonstrate:  

  • A strong work ethic and ability to lead from the front

  • Proven success at growing and developing branches 

  • Embedded beliefs in team work, quality and integrity

  • Strengths in all core business streams 

  • ‘Always Improving’ attitude with the desire to learn and improve current performance/behaviours 

  • Passion for wellbeing and providing support to team members 

  • Effective organisation, strategic planning and communication skills 

  • Flexibility to adapt and change methods as required 

  • Knowledge of the market 

  • Experience of managing the performance of a team  

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary

  • Clear career path that can take you to the very top with regular promotion and salary reviews

  • Eligibility to join our management share scheme

  • Ad hoc incentives, rewards and prizes throughout the year varying from a free lunch to extra days holiday

  • The backing of a market leading specialist company, established for over 25 years

  • Group wide training, resources and development and fantastic market leading technology to give you the data, insights and resources to succeed

  • Hybrid working options & positive work-life balance

  • Private Medical

  • Eye care plan

  • Discounted gym membership, discounts on purchases at a large selection of national retailers, free monthly cinema tickets

  • Contributory stakeholder pension and life assurance



If all this is making you wonder what it would be like to work with us, don’t hesitate: send us your CV and we will be in touch shortly to talk through next steps.