About Us

The Education Specialists are part of Operam Education Group, a network of education recruitment agencies that cover the North and the Midlands. The Education Specialists have been actively meeting and exceeding the needs of our workers and clients since our formation in 2002. We have built solid long-term relationships with numerous education establishments across the North West based on excellent communication and commitment with all parties in our supply chain. 

We are an established market leader in the education recruitment sector and we always strive for continuous improvement to ensure everyone receives the best possible service. Our excellent reputation is strengthened by the REC Audited Education Accreditation – the highest award in recruitment practice. We are dedicated to providing the best possible service from our initial contact onwards via our highly supportive, committed and hardworking consultants who will liaise with both our candidates and clients to meet your specific needs in a timely, efficient manner.

OUR CANDIDATE PLEDGE

Our pledge is a commitment of service to all our candidates, formed on the basis of what is important to them, it’s an evolving promise which adapts to the changing needs of our candidates.

SUPPORT

We will offer you a friendly, supportive, professional service and do our best to offer you appropriate assignments according to your needs.

ADVICE

We will consider your long-term as well as your short-term needs and offer you advice on your career as we get to know you and are a regular user of our service.

INCLUSIVE

We will select you based on your knowledge, skills, attitude and experience; we do not disadvantage anyone on the grounds of gender, disability, ethnic origin, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, age or nationality. We will not tolerate any form of discrimination, victimisation or harassment.

COMMUNICATION

We will only contact you at appropriate times according to your preferences. We are available for you to contact us with any issues, needs, or for support; a key strength of our service to you. We will keep you updated about opportunities and give you constructive feedback where appropriate.

PREPARATION

We will give you as much notice as possible for potential assignments so that you have time to prepare. If you have signed up for emergency cover, we will contact you as early as possible from 6.30am onwards for an assignment that day.

BRIEF

We will let you know what year group you will be working with in advance when taking a primary teaching assignment.

PAYMENT

We will ensure you will get paid via your bank account on a weekly basis every Friday (a week in arrears), via your booking confirmation which you should check for accuracy.