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Recruitment and Selection Specialist (Part-Time)

São Paulo, Brazil
People and Culture

Recruitment and Selection Specialist (Contract position at ~20 hours/week)

Location: São Paulo, Brazil

Start date: July 2021


Avenues São Paulo  seeks a smart, passionate recruiting pro who will attract, select and engage a diverse group of talented educators and staff members who are deeply aligned with Avenues' unique mission and innovative approach. In this role, you will join a highly collaborative People and Culture team and work closely with campus leaders to ensure that we place exceptional talent into every role.


Avenues offers a truly global education  and will open campuses in some of the world’s leading cities in the coming years. We prepare students for engaged global citizenship in the twenty-first century, with an approach that combines language immersion, interdisciplinary teaching, a global curriculum, and a culture of creativity and deep collaboration.


In this role, you will:

  • Build a thriving pipeline of talented prospects and candidatesfor Avenues, ensuring great candidates for each role while building a bench for the future 
  • Identify exceptional teaching and staff candidates who are well-aligned with Avenues and attract them to apply 
  • Facilitate a seamless recruitment process, providing first-class experience and support to our candidates and colleagues
  • Assess candidates rapidly and effectively, by reviewing resumes and interviewing continuously by phone and video 
  • Passionately promote Avenues SP as a very desirable employer among innovative, collaborative educators and professionals who share our global vision
  • Work to embed a recruiting culture into the DNA of Avenues São Paulo



You are a smart, passionate, and self-motivated high performer, with a passion for recognizing and nurturing talent, top-notch communication skills in English and Portuguese, and a highly collaborative spirit. You also bring: 

  • 3+ years in recruitment and selection, ideally in a growing, entrepreneurial organization

  • Ability to compellingly communicate Avenues' distinctive approach
  • Very strong relationship building skills and emotional intelligence
  • A keen analytical, problem-solving approach and ability to operate in ambiguity 
  • Passion for education; experience in schools a major plus  
  • Keen intellectual curiosity and mindset of continuous learning and growth
  • Sense of deep personal responsibility for the organization's success
  • Superb organization, project and time management skills


This is a contractor rather than full-time position, with an average time commitment of 20 hours per week. Exact hours will be determined together with the candidate. We hope to develop a collaboration with the right person for this role that lasts over multiple years. 


Please read first about Avenues: The World School and our distinctive approach, and consider whether our mission and approach would be a good fit for you: www.avenues.org/sp

Apply through the Careers section of our website at http://www.avenues.org/en/careers/. Be sure to include a letter of application, in English, in which you thoughtfully explain why this role at Avenues São Paulo would be an excellent match for your experience, skills and passions. 



Avenues is neither a local school, nor an international school - we are a world school. We value and are respectful of the diversity of languages, race, gender and culture which is reflected amongst our staff. Our hiring reflects action for equal opportunity for all while appreciating that local context influences our focus for greater representation of racial diversity on our campus. We aim to interconnect different views and voices as we develop students to be world wise leaders.

Avenues upholds the highest standards for safeguarding the physical and emotional wellbeing of children. As an essential aspect of this commitment, all offers are contingent upon successful completion of careful reference and background checks.

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