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We are a family run business that prides itself on being a professional, personal and friendly education recruitment agency. Our team has over 60 years combined experience across educational recruitment and teaching both in the UK and overseas.

We are an international business, with a UK based Head Office supported globally by our representatives in Australia, Malaysia and New Zealand.

We specialise in recruiting contracted and permanent staff to nurseries, primary, middle, secondary, further and higher education establishments around the world, including Europe, Africa, South America, South East Asia and the Middle East.

Our mission is simple: To see the world receive the highest standards of education and we aim to make the process as hassle-free as possible.

Colin - Recruitment Director

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I have over 15 years Educational Recruitment experience with schools in the UK and overseas. I have also previously worked for a significant amount of time in other Recruitment sectors.
Based at our head offices in Nottingham, UK, I oversee the recruitment of educational staff for all our International clients.
I am very proud of the business and team we have built up over the years and get a great sense of achievement from matching the schools requirements to the teachers wish lists.
email: colin@astuteeducation.co.uk

Ruth - Compliance & Finance Director

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I have over 10 Years Educational Recruitment experience with schools in the UK and overseas. My previous experience includes recruitment in the Healthcare sector.
I am responsible for the implementation of the company compliance procedures and the management of company accounts. I am based at our head offices in Nottingham, UK.
I enjoy the very hands on proactive approach our company takes to managing it’s clients and business. I also enjoy implementing the procedures and company structure which ensure we're as efficient and effective as we can be.
email: ruth@astuteeducation.co.uk

Darren - New Zealand Teacher Consultant

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I have 20 years experience working as a teacher both in the UK and Internationally (Malaysia, New Zealand, Qatar, Yemen). As a teacher my specialist subject areas were Business Studies, ICT and IT Training.
I am based in Wellington, New Zealand where I manage the recruitment, selection and interviewing of teachers from New Zealand.
Matching International schools with New Zealand teachers gives me great job satisfaction and enables me to pass on my International experience to new teachers. Astute Education is a great company to work for because we are a small close knit team.

Samlee - South East Asia Teacher Consultant

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I have spent 15 years in Educational Recruitment administration and manage the recruitment, selection and interviewing of teachers from SE Asia from my office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Working in a small close knit team is great. Matching International schools with SE Asia teachers gives me great job satisfaction whilst passing on my knowledge of South East Asia to new teachers.
email: info@astuteeducation.asia

Alison - Australian Teacher Consultant

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I have 25 years sales and administration experience in the UK and Australia. I am based in Brisbane, Australia where I manage the recruitment, selection and interview process of teachers from Australia.
This is a great job. I get to assist Australian Teachers to fulfill and realise their dreams of teaching in a totally different part of the world.
email: alison@astuteeducation.com.au