Sutton Coldfield-based education recruitment consultancy, Aspire People, has kicked off an ambitious programme of expansion by adding seven new recruits to its books. The firm, which recruits for every local authority in the Midlands, has now taken over another floor at its headquarters in Plantsbrook House to accommodate its growing team.
Aspire People now has more than 60 employees, with offices in Leamington Spa, Nottingham, Derby and Leicestershire and works to place over 600 teachers, IT, admin and support staff in schools Midland schools each week.
The firm’s latest employees will be joining different areas of the business, including primary, secondary, office and technical and special educational needs recruitment. This expansion comes just months after the firm announced the launch of a new nursery and early years division. Michaela Powell, managing director at Aspire People, said: “We’re fast approaching our tenth year in business and are continuing to grow both our team and client base.
“2013 was a fantastic year for us and marked the company’s entry into early years recruitment, an area we are already experiencing great success with. I’m proud to say our new recruits are joining a company that, unlike many other firms in this industry, has fantastic staff retention rates and a real team ethos.”
Aspire People’s new team members come from varied working backgrounds, with experience in healthcare recruitment, industrial recruitment, business development, retail management and hospitality.