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Education recruitment - bespoke and cost effective solutions


Bespoke and cost-effective recruitment solutions for your school.

Find your next education role

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 are very passionate about dedicating their time where possible to help in every way. After I went to my interview, the school was very impressed as to what I had to offer to their institute and I was offered my first ever permanent Art Teacher role after 13 years of supply work.

I would generously recommend every teacher to please get in touch with MAT recruitment once and they will ensure you get the post suitable to your specialism.”

– Mohammed, Art Teacher

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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

The MAT Ambition Community

The MAT Ambition Community offers bespoke and professional advice to candidates looking to progress to a Middle or Senior role in their educational career. With the help from our expert recruiters, the MAT Ambition Community allows Middle and Senior level candidates the opportunity to improve their career skills and navigate their way to the next step on the progression ladder. 

We offer clear access to suitable Middle and Senior Leader job opportunities and liaise with Clients to ensure that high quality candidates are being received. 

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

Want to be part of the MAT Ambition Community?

Join our MAT Ambition Community group on social media to stay up to date with key information surrounding the education sector and the latest Middle and Senior Leader level positions

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Let MAT Recruitment find you your PERFECT job in education

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MAT Support

We are delighted to introduce MAT Support as the newest division within MAT Recruitment. Over the last 12 months we have significant growth within the recruitment of support staff in schools. We strive to become the “go to” agency for all aspects of permanent recruitment within education. 

Whilst Teaching and Senior Leadership recruitment remain our primary source of business, we are delighted with the unprecedented growth surrounding recruitment for support roles, with this contributing to almost 30% of our day to day activity.

If your school has support roles to fill, why not contact MAT Recruitment who have a deep understanding of the education sector and access to high quality support staff and are actively recruiting.

“I want to say a huge thank you to MAT Recruitment, who have worked incessantly to make sure I got a role that was matched to my skill set. I believe MAT Recruitment take a personal interest in you and offer you roles that you have a higher probability of succeeding in”

– Safeguarding Officer Candidate 

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Let MAT Recruitment find you your PERFECT job in education

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

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 Boardman


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 & MAT Tutor Co-ordinator

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! 


Georgie Cully

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. She also runs a popular social media account @rollingwiththetimes where she regularly posts about living with a disability and being a wheelchair user. 

Sarah Abbott

Marketing Executive

Sarah graduated in July 2022 with a BA in Marketing at the University Liverpool and is now working towards her MSc in Advanced Marketing. She also joined the team as a Marketing Intern in April 2021 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.

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Abi Hutton

Education Recruitment Consultant

Meet Abi, a seasoned educational professional, bringing with her a wealth of experience and genuine passion for guiding individuals through both their academic and professional journeys.


With a BA Hons in Psychology and Creative Writing, she dedicated herself to various support roles in Primary Education. Abi furthered her expertise with a master’s degree in psychoanalytic observational studies, emphasizing child psychology. Transitioning into secondary teacher training showcased her commitment to shaping young minds in social sciences. Noteworthy is her previous role as a Pastoral Officer, in which she immersed herself in prioritizing students’ well-being. In 2021, Abi redirected her focus to careers advice, blending her passions to empower individuals in making informed decisions.


Alongside her work, Abi is known for her love of good food, laughter, and adventurous spirit, thriving on exploring new places.
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