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Education recruitment - bespoke and cost effective solutions


Bespoke and cost-effective recruitment solutions for your school.

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Education Staff

Excel in your specialism and explore other professional interests.

MAT Tutors deliver high quality intervention to support student learning

MAT Tutors

MAT Tutors deliver high quality intervention to support student learning.

About MAT Recruitment

MAT Recruitment is a specialist education recruitment consultancy with over 25 years’ combined experience supporting schools and academies nationally, to overcome challenges they face in recruiting Headteachers, Senior Leaders, Teachers and Support Staff. 

We offer a personalised approach to each client and candidate to ensure that the journey to find a positive outcome is achieved; whether it be hiring the right person or finding a new job.  

MAT Recruitment operate a little differently from our competitors, we approach recruitment from another perspective. As a values-led business, we are committed to ensuring young people have access to the very best talent in education. Our mission is to improve outcomes for young people, through the successful placement of high-quality education staff via a robust, ethical and efficient recruitment service. 

Our core values


MAT Recruitment provides bespoke and cost-effective recruitment solutions underpinned by our core values.

Our talented consultants have a secure understanding of the education landscape and will invest time to get to know your school, to source the right candidates. We have access to all major recruitment platforms and job boards and use a multi-channelled approach for candidate attraction. Additionally, we have amassed a large network of education professionals who look to us for support in finding their next role. Our recruitment campaign will look to raise the profile of your school and provide a professional and comprehensive service throughout.

If your school or trust is looking for recruitment support, please get in contact today. 

“I would highly recommend MAT Recruitment for their endeavours in supporting schools to recruit. Marie & India have an excellent knowledge of the education landscape and have been instrumental in supporting me and my school with the current recruitment struggle in education. The task becomes a real team effort and the vital communication and updates mean the process is smooth from start to finish. Marie & India are exceptional and must be thanked for their assistance and professionalism.” 

Andrew Galbraith – Principal

Education Staff

Our specialist team of recruiters work hard to support you in securing your next role. We understand the key priorities when looking for your next position and endeavour to secure you an opportunity within a school, that aligns with your values, enabling you to excel in your specialism and explore other professional interests.  

We provide access to exciting career opportunities and will guide you through the recruitment process, investing time to understand your professional aspirations and career highlights; this information is used to create a well written profile to present to prospective clients. 

MAT Recruitment regularly updates the vacancies we are working on, please ensure that you re-visit this site to find your perfect job. 

“MAT Recruitment has enabled me to realise my own potential. The personalised support and seeking of the correct school has been incredible. The advice given and interest shown by Marie and her team is non comparable.  I can not thank them enough. Very professional and personal. Would recommend to anyone looking for a permanent role to get in touch. It’s all about quality with them” 

Shumi – Assistant Headteacher 

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If you are considering a new role in education, please leave your details and one of our experienced consultants will be in contact. 

MAT Tutors

MAT Tutors carefully select high quality subject specialists to deliver extra tuition for students aged 5-16 years. Tutors provide each child with well-structured sessions designed to reinforce their learning, raise attainment, build confidence, and achieve their educational goals.  

We offer a flexible approach for tuition, supporting schools with in-person or online delivery aligned to your school catchup/intervention programme. 

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“Working with MAT recruitment has provided me with the right support to kickstart my teaching career. My virtual tutoring experience has been greatly rewarding and has fuelled my passion for teaching even more.”

Inny – Virtual Maths Tutor

Meet the MAT Recruitment Team

Marie Tormey - Managing Director

Marie Tormey

Managing Director

Marie has been supporting Schools, Local Authorities and Multi Academy Trusts to recruit Teachers, Senior Leaders, Principals and Directors of Education since 2002. Her passion for education is infectious and her commitment to supporting school leaders improve the education system is evidenced through her active involvement as Chair of Governors for a large Secondary School and a parent Governor for a short stay school, both in Liverpool.  

Marie is passionate about networking with like-minded people within the education arena. Outside of work, Marie enjoys spending time with her family, planning holidays and exercising. 

Maria Kapur - Director

India Kapur


India is an ambitious and honest education recruiter who demonstrates a strong moral purpose. She makes a positive impact on the educational outcomes of young people, through the careful and successful placement of education staff. She has an incredible attention to detail which enables her to identify the very best talent for schools and support the career development for those in the education sector.  

In her free time India is an active Governor for a school in Liverpool where she leads on Safeguarding and offers professional support and challenge to the leadership team. When India is not in schools, she is often hitting the gym for her regular HiiT workouts or shopping online to pick up some bargains! 

Amber Kapur - Education Recruitment Consultant

Amber Kapur

Education Recruitment Consultant

Amber joined MAT Recruitment following a successful career as a Litigation Assistant for a large firm of solicitors. 

Prior to this, and for many years, Amber worked as a Teaching Assistant within a North West Primary School, where she supported Early Years and KS1 children, securing the foundations of their education journey. 

Outside of work, Amber enjoys keeping fit, socialising with family and friends and furnishing her brand-new house! 

Amy Ward

Marketing Intern

Amy is currently in her third year as a History student at the University of Liverpool and will be completing her Masters in Marketing from September 2021. She has joined the team as a Marketing intern and has straight away demonstrated her fantastic ability to be innovative, forward- thinking and creative.

Having previously worked as a tutor in education, her understanding of the sector is brilliant and her support with our marketing drive has been a great success!

In her spare time, she enjoys staying active at the gym, running and dancing and is also an avid baker – triple chocolate cookies are her speciality….yum!

Sarah Abbott

Marketing Intern

Sarah is currently a third year BA Marketing student at the University Liverpool. She has joined the team as a Marketing intern and has brought with her a plethora of original ideas for our marketing strategy. Additionally, Sarah has shared her love of writing, by creating articulate and insightful by-weekly blogs for our followers to read.

Her ability to share industry knowledge in a creative way is fantastic and her understanding of the sector is impressive.

Outside of her studying and work, Sarah enjoys reading, baking and Irish dancing!

Natasha Baggaley

Trainee Education Recruitment Consultant

Natasha has successfully completed her first year of a Business Management Degree at Liverpool University, and is now joining the MAT team as a Trainee Education Recruitment Consultant.  She brings with her a wealth of business, sales and customer service experience from the retail sector and has a positive attitude to supporting others. Natasha is passionate about making a difference in the education sector and has had first-hand experience of good teaching, which has enabled her academic success.

Outside of work Natasha enjoys the outdoors, climbing Snowdonia is a recent achievement. She also has 2 teacup chihuahuas, Buddy & Bleu who are her little partners in crime! 



Trainee Education Recruitment Consultant

Georgie is a first class law graduate who has successfully completed a yearlong graduate sales programme, in addition to part time work in retail. Georgie is our newest member of the team and joins MAT Recruitment as a Trainee Education Recruitment Consultant. Her fantastic customer service, sales and negotiation skills will be invaluable to the business. Georgie is passionate about education and making a different, she is an ambassador for equal opportunities and is excited to help make a difference.

In her spare time, Georgie enjoys singing and listening to music – her covers of well-known tracks often sound better than the original! She also runs a popular social media account @rollingwiththetimes where she regularly posts about living with a disability and being a wheelchair user.

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