Executive Director of EduStaff

Stratford, London


An outstanding and rare opportunity to assume leadership of an established and highly profitable education recruitment business with an exceptionally strong track record of success.

Part of The Oceanova Group, the preeminent talent management organisation in education, EduStaff has an 11-year history of providing permanent recruitment and graduate recruitment services to schools.

Following the internal promotion of the current incumbent ,the EduStaff board now seeks to appoint a new Executive Director to lead the business through its next exciting phase of development, which promises to be a journey of innovation, collaboration and growth.


Function Accountability:


People and Culture

Products and Positioning

Marketing and Branding

Business Management

MI and Reporting

P+L Responsibility

Compliance and Regulatory

Staff Team Development

Performance Achievement

Coaching and Mentoring

Personal Performance Planning

Strategic Relationships


Partners and Ambassadors

Key Account Management and Development

Systems and Processes

Sales Methodology and Management

Core Processes

CRM and Data

Person Specification:

The successful candidate will have:


Starting basic salary for this role is £80,000 rising to £90,000 following the successful completion of a 6-month probationary period.

Bonus is achieved and paid on a quarterly basis, and is calculated using the following principle:


This equation factors team growth targets and costs within the Executive Director’s control, but disregards group and central costs beyond their control.

*Gross margin is a combination of temporary margin and permanent placement billing and is phased across quarters in the P&L forecast. Therefore, overperformance or underperformance (or forecast phasing errors) can be absorbed over an annual period without affecting bonus potential.

**P&L Operating Budget is agreed by the Executive Director with the EduStaff Strategic Board, prior to the reporting period and in line with the Oceanova Group Board’s strategic objectives.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.

View the Recruitment Pack here

EduStaff is not a supply agency. We focus exclusively on longer term and permanent staff solutions for our client schools. We work hard to source the very best available candidates for all roles from beginning teachers to senior and executive leadership.

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