Inspiring Professionals

Schools Leadership, a niche brand of the Management Recruitment Group (MRG), offers a specialised service that recognises the unique challenges faced by independent schools in today’s contemporary educational landscape.

The dedicated team at Schools Leadership focus on delivering excellence, we pride ourselves on identifying and presenting the best candidates who align with your school’s values and objectives. Our commitment is to understand the unique needs of your school and the specific demands of each non-academic role. We recognise the diverse skill sets required across departments and the impact that non-academic roles have on the overall success of educational institutions.

Our track record

We have recently collaborated with renowned institutions such as United Learning, Uppingham School, Girls Day School Trust (GDST), Habs Elstree and Brighton College. With a keen understanding of the intricacies of school non-academic recruitment, we are experienced at crafting tailored solutions for the schools that we work with. Over the last decade, we have completed over five hundred campaigns for education institutions, and these have been across the full spectrum of non-academic positions.

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Independent Schools’ Bursars Association

We are delighted to be an ISBA member; the national association to represent school bursars and business managers of independent schools.

Committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusivity

An emphasis on ED&I runs through all our recruitment processes, utilising our selection matrix which focuses on core competencies and is weighted for the specific role in partnership with the hiring manager. We also use Thomas International personal profile analysis to compile the most diverse shortlist possible. All our staff, as part of the MRG induction, undertake unconscious bias training. One of the most recent initiatives we’ve run in partnership with our higher education clients has been anonymised shortlists.

Committed to Safeguarding

MRG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of their client’s pupils and employees. All candidates must be willing to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including social media checks, reference checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service checks.

HMC Partner

We are delighted to be an HMC partner, the professional association of heads of the world’s leading independent schools.

Proud to work with

At the end of 2023 we were proudly announced as the winner of “School Recruitment Support Company of the Year” at the esteemed Education Today Awards!

For 15 years, our commitment to assisting educational institutions in discovering outstanding leaders has been unwavering, and we couldn’t be prouder to have our efforts acknowledged.

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