Edison Pope is an award-winning recruitment consultancy that has been operating solely in the education sector since 2013. The senior leadership team have longstanding experience in both recruitment and education settings.

Examples of the types of placements we make are

  • Teachers
  • Lecturers
  • Cover Supervisors
  • Teaching Assistants
  • HLTAs
  • Graduate Teaching Assistants
  • Learning Support Assistants
  • Nursery Nurses
  • Technicians
  • ESOL/TEFL Teachers
  • Lunch Time Supervisors
  • Exam Invigilators
  • Welfare Officers
  • Admin Officers
  • NVQ Assessors
  • Cleaners
  • Caretakers
  • Tutors

We have experience undertaking difficult recruitment campaigns for commercial clients over decades, and have also witnessed first-hand the difficulties schools and colleges face in securing the best candidates for their pupils. This unique blend of skills and experiences means we deliver results whilst all the while remaining sympathetic to the budgetary constraints many of our clients face.

The consultants at Edison Pope receive industry leading training which continues over several years. We see this commitment to ongoing development as the key to our success. Not only do all the consultants at Edison Pope learn to recruit effectively, but we also promote and trust that each develops a deep understanding of the education settings that they work with. Our people are genuinely knowledgeable of the market and are committed to fulfil our clients’ needs with the diligence and courtesy Edison Pope has become renowned for.

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We recognise each and every situation is different and as such tailor a solution which is aligned to circumstances. Our consultants work tirelessly on behalf of teachers and schools across the UK and are highly skilled at searching out and placing committed teaching professionals into our clients’ settings. Our dedicated team of consultants have many years’ experience working with Early Years, Primary, Secondary Schools, FE colleges, SEN/PRU Schools & Hospitals.

We are also fully committed to utilising the latest technology to remain compliant and ensure the most efficient route through the recruitment process for everyone involved. We want to maximise the possibilities to use emerging technology as much as possible in a fully compliant model. We will never cut corners but are determined to make our registration process as effective as possible to allow our clients access to the best candidates available in real time.

Edison Pope is audited to the highest level possible within education recruitment by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and hold their Audited Education standard. Audited Education through the REC is one of only 3 suitable standards members of our industry can achieve to supply educational staff through the Crown Commercial Service Supply Teachers Framework meaning we are fully compliant and a brand to be trusted.

We take great pride in our commitment to the communities we serve and this, combined with our love of sport, has led to us sponsoring numerous children’s grassroots football teams. This is a company tradition we’d love to keep going and as such we’d be delighted to hear from anyone in relation to this and will always help out if we can.

Edison Pope operates a growth mindset culture, which encourages the belief that talent can be developed through effort, informed strategies and high quality mentoring. Our culture also gave us our name, Thomas Edison and Vince ‘The Pope’ Lombardi achieved great things in very different fields by adopting a growth mindset and allows us to provide a positive, supportive working environment for our team and excellent customer service for our clients.

“I just recently signed up with Edison Pope and the experience was amazing. They are extremely professional people who see you through every stage of your placement and ensure that your satisfaction is their priority. I wholeheartedly recommend them!”

Read what our clients say about us in our Google Reviews