Director of Sales

Zen Educate

Zen Educate

501-1,000 employees

Online platform for cost-effective teacher recruitment



London, UK

Required Skills
  • Track record of owning and delivering on targets in a high growth environment.
  • Experience with both quick transactional sales and driving urgency to complete sales to larger groups of customers.
  • Experience leading teams in a usage-based sales environment.
  • Experience selling to schools and Multi Academy Trusts.
  • Prior knowledge of the UK education sector.
  • Deliver on ambitious growth targets.
  • Lead the efforts of multiple AE and SDR teams to target schools of different sizes.
  • Diversify the channels through which we acquire new school users.
  • Improve sales processes to shorten time-to-value and increase usage.
  • Collaborate constantly with others to ensure your team’s efforts lead to long-term repeat usage.
  • Build, train and retain a high performing team.
  • Contribute to product development that will benefit school users.
  • Align sales efforts with company goals and priorities as they change throughout the school year.

Zen Educate is a transformative force in education recruitment, having saved UK schools over £3m in supply teaching recruitment costs by providing an online platform for direct, fee-free access to fully vetted teachers and support staff. The company's culture fosters a love for diversity and adaptability, as evidenced by the variety of schools their employees get to work with. Their unique business model, akin to Uber for teachers, positions them as a leader in the industry, challenging traditional recruitment agency practices and redirecting funds back into education.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding



, United Kingdom



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth