Regional Recruiter – Fort Worth, TX

Phalen Leadership Academies Published: February 19, 2021
Fort Worth, TX, United States
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Our Regional Recruiter will manage the full life-cycle recruiting process, including: sourcing, screening, offer negotiation, and initiating the onboarding process for a region to support our growing school network. We are seeking a highly responsive, customer focused individual with an entrepreneurial spirit able to manage a fast-paced and rapidly growing work environment.

This position supports the Fort Worth, Texas and recruits for positions including K-12 teachers, school leaders, teacher's assistance, front office staff, teacher interns and other school-based, regional, and national positions. We are only considering candidates who live in, or are within, a 30-mile proximity to our school communities in Fort Worth, Texas.

A heavy emphasis on this role is placed on sourcing and recruiting talent. Utilizing sales, research, and networking skills, the position will require the proactive identification of active and passive talent through flawless execution of our process and creative thinking for challenging roles and markets. The position will also be responsible for networking using various media outlets, database management, internet resume mining, cold calling, and local school/organization recruiting.

Qualified candidates will have at least 2-3 years of recruiting experience. While we provide excellent guidance and support, recruiter candidates must be self-motivated and self-sufficient, and have prior demonstrated experience in doing so. Much of the work of this role is conducted with hiring managers and candidates via phone, video conference, and email, but may also include onsite visits, participation in community events, job fairs, and career presentations at schools and other organizations.

This position is a full-time, benefited, salaried remote position reporting to the National Director of Recruitment.


  • A Bachelor’s degree or 3+ years relevant experience in recruitment, sales, or marketing
  • Bachelor's degree required, or, at least 3 years of equivalent work experience required
  • Demonstrated internal customer service skills, including troubleshoot and problem solving experiences
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in-person and through written correspondences and presentations with candidates, peers, managers, and leadership
  • Ability to work in dynamic, fast paced environment, and keep up with a high volume of activity
  • 1 year of sourcing and/or talent mining experience
  • The ability to work a flexible schedule to meet target goals and objectives


  • Detail oriented, self-motivated, strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize
  • Willing to travel, about 20-40% to various locations, as required to support regional events
  • Able to work from a home office and supply your own laptop/computer with webcam, cell phone, and printer


At PLA, we share an unwavering belief and passion for educating and empowering scholars from under-served communities driven by our Core Values: children first, respect, determination, continuous improvement, and gratitude. Our approach to leading successful schools builds on over 20 years of experience running educational programs for children, the latest scientific research, and the best practices throughout the nation.  

To create this kind of vibrant learning community, we hire only the best of the best educators & industry leaders and invest heavily in our faculty through ongoing professional development and support. We value people like you, people with a dedication to excellence and a passion for helping all our scholars develop the knowledge, skills, and character necessary to succeed while fueling their aspirations for the future. 

PLA is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify in all states that require it.

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Phalen Leadership Academies (PLA) is an equal opportunity employer. PLA does not discriminate in employment on account of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or unfavorable discharge from military service.

By completing this application you understand that neither the completion of this application nor any other part of my consideration for employment establishes any obligation for PLA to hire me. If hired, I understand that either PLA or I can terminate my employment at any time and for any reason, with or without cause and without prior notice. I understand that no representative of PLA has the authority to make any assurance to the contrary.

You attest by applying to this position that you have given PLA true and complete information on this application. No requested information has been concealed. I authorize PLA to contact references provided for employment reference checks. If any information I have provided is untrue, or if I have concealed material information, I understand that this will constitute cause for the denial of employment or immediate dismissal.

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