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As an IT staffing and recruitment partner for over 30 years, Certes has a successful track record of delivering UK wide IT & comms staffing services and recruitment support to government and the private sector.


As an established recruitment company in the Public sector, we are actively working with many organisations within the education sector. We support organisations focused on education in their staffing needs. These organisations include the likes of; DCSF, Ofsted, the Youth Justice Board, Training & Development Agency for Schools and many various Local Authorities. 

Our clients are always looking for highly skilled professionals with experience of working within the education sector; particularly those who have worked within schools, LA's (Local Authorities), Children's Services and Local Authorities. 

We have worked with:

  • University of the West of England
  • University of Warwick
  • University of Southampton
  • Plymouth University
  • University for the Creative Arts
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of the Arts London
  • University of Greenwich
  • Goldsmiths, University of London
  • University of Manchester
  • University of Derby

Job Opportunities within the Education sector

The jobs we are regularly recruiting for within the education sector include but are not limited to;

  • Project/Programme Managers
  • Education consultants
  • Project/Programme Support Officers
  • Process/Business Analysts
  • Management Information specialists
  • Technical/Data Architects
  • Web/Sharepoint Developers
  • Testing Engineers (UAT, QA)
  • Marketing/Communication/PR Managers
  • Training Managers, Trainers
  • Human resources
  • Finance roles

Key Skills and Experience

The principle education sector experiences we’re most interested in includes;

Experience of working within organisations such as; 

  • LSC - Learning Skills Council
  • RM - Research Machines
  • TDA - Training and Development Agency for Schools
  • DCFS - Department for Children and Family Services
  • OFSTED - Office For Standards in Education

Experience of; 

  • BSF (Building Schools for the Future) government strategy
  • Learning Services/Platforms
  • Academies (independent schools)
  • Schools Management Information Systems

“We were pleased with help from Certes in finding a suitable candidate for our Second Line IT Support contract. Anisha proposed a number of candidates and we have been delighted by the successful candidate.  Certes helped us to get someone on site whilst the paperwork was sorted out, and invoicing and payment has been straightforward.”

Richard Manley, Strategic Business Partner, IT Services, University of West of England

Contact the Education Team

We are always recruiting for jobs in education so even if you don't see your ideal job now please contact our consultants and we can find a job that's right for you.

If you would like to arrange a meeting or telephone call to discuss your IT staffing arrangements, please complete the form.

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