Values | Hourglass Education

We are experts in education recruitment

By truly understanding our candidates and clients, locally and globally, we promise to help teachers and their schools achieve a lasting impact. Our values aim to reflect this commitment.

Our values underpin our skills, behaviours and way of doing business. These values are:

As experts across the education sector, knowledge and unique understanding of teachers and schools is shared with our clients and candidates, across our UK network.

We succeed through excellent service, exceeding the core requirements of our industry. We offer a culture of promoting from within based entirely on merit. In addition, we have developed excellent training programmes to support staff in growing their own expertise and commercial acumen.

Passionate about people
We are a people business so we’re passionate about creating valuable relationships with everyone we work with.

Our enthusiasm compels us to find the right person for the right job, believing this is fundamental to improving their life and work, allowing people to be all they can be. We offer a workplace that puts clients and candidates and their needs at the heart of everything we do, through a collaborative approach to business growth and improvement.

We are a results-orientated business, and are continually driven to succeed. Our energy and dynamism makes us ambitious for our people, clients and candidates and for the positive impact we know recruiting can have in their lives.

We offer fantastic rewards to our consultants for their efforts, in a financial and personal capacity. This includes a sense of personal satisfaction from achieving business results, and from helping others to succeed and make a lasting impact on their worlds of work, in addition to excellent career progression opportunities for those with the drive and commitment.

Honesty and integrity in the workplace is one of the most important qualities of great leadership in business. Integrity is the foundation on which people build relationships, trust, and effective interpersonal relationships. We ensure we demonstrate honesty, fairness, openness and clear boundaries in our interactions with all our candidates and clients in the wider education recruitment  community.