Your One-Stop Shop for Hiring Qualified
Services for All Your Talent Needs
Affordable and Transparent Pricing
25% Less Expensive Than Other Firms
Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Extensive Education Sector Experience
Proven Results and Impact
High-Quality Customer Service
Data-Driven Talent Intelligence
- Over 45,000 Internal JobSeekers in Our Network
Save time and build capacity so you can focus on your priorities as we help find the best and brightest talent for your team.
Let us focus on the interviews and provide you with recommendations so you can focus on other priorities.
Design and Coordination
Lean on our expertise as we design and execute an inclusive and equitable selection process to ensure no bias as you find your next colleague.
Let’s create a custom package the best fits the needs of you and your team.
Attracting & Retaining The Best Fit For
Your Educational Organization
WorkMonger applies a world-class process for attracting the absolute best talent to advance your education organization's goals. A complete approach to talent and strategy helps us stand apart and keeps our clients ahead in today's highly-competitive market for non-teaching talent.
Our 4 keys to success include:
Education Talent Intelligence
We know the top professionals, what they earn, where to find them, and when they are available. We also understand their priorities and what it takes to recruit and retain them.
We invest the time to understand your organization and culture. Our holistic approach enables us to assess your requirements, and we work with you to establish a compelling employee value proposition that is positioned to attract top talent.
Algorithm-Assisted Sourcing Process
By leveraging our network of over 45,000 candidates interested in non-teaching roles in the education sector and our proprietary algorithmic matching system, we increase our speed and effectiveness in finding top talent to meet your hiring needs.
Robust Candidate Screening
We vet candidates through a qualification process that we customize to each client, including resume matching, behavioral interviews, performance tasks, case studies, and targeted reference checks. We can also perform certification verification and background checks.
You’re In Good Company
A Commitment to Diversity
Over 65% of our placements are people of color.
At WorkMonger, we value diversity. We know you do, too. We make it a priority to help place individuals who reflect the communities your organization serves.
A Cost-Effective Hiring Solution
Did you know that most education recruiting and education-sector executive search firms charge between 30-35% of first-year compensation for a placement? For the average role, that costs more than $30,000!
WorkMonger believes that all organizations should have access to the best talent, so we offer affordable and transparent pricing options where you can select the level of support you require so you only pay for what you need.
Our customization options and affordability means you can access recruitment services for any level hire, from more junior to mid-level roles, all the way to the c-suite.
Our customizable, full-service recruitment services start at only 10% of first-year compensation, making us the most affordable full-service recruiting organization in the education sector.
Helping Education Organizations Match Great Talent to Great Opportunity
The ability to attract and retain great talent is critical for achieving your mission. That's why today's smartest organizations are applying proven resources and best practices to ensure they secure the talent they need, quickly and cost-effectively, by turning to K-12 education recruiters.
WorkMonger is a recruitment and selection service for hiring non-teacher positions in the broader PreK-12 education sector. We leverage data and technology, combined with a high-level of customer service, to provide the best-in-class support you need to hire talented, diverse leaders to move your mission forward.
AT THE HEART OF OUR WORK
All children deserve access to an excellent and equitable education that prepares them for a successful life of their choosing. But our system is failing to achieve this vision.
Certain students, especially students of color, are disproportionately underserved. We believe we need the right talent, particularly diverse talent that reflects all of our students, serving in meaningful roles at impact-driven education organizations.
How We Serve The Unique Talent and Recruiting Needs of the Education Sector
Like other K-12 sourcing firms and education headhunters, WorkMonger can provide full-service talent sourcing and selection services to ensure you successfully close a hiring process with the right new addition to your team. But we’re different in the following ways:
Sure, you could recruit and build your own talent pool, but we’ve already done that for you. We have a pool of over 45,000 talented professionals specifically looking for roles in education. As K-12 education headhunters, we are always recruiting so you don’t have to, allowing you to focus on other priorities!
Face it – hiring is a lot of work. Whether you have a lean team, or you’re simply hiring for a lot of roles, sometimes you can just use an extra set of hands. At WorkMonger, as an education recruitment agency, Employers can outsource talent acquisition to us and simply wait for a shortlist of qualified candidates to show up in their inbox.
We are committed to providing services that meet or exceed our partners needs and requirements by providing education placement services and serving as K-12 education headhunters and selection experts for education administration.
Data & Technology-Enabled, With a Personal Touch
We utilize our proprietary matching algorithm to compare our community of tens of thousands of education professionals with your organization and role. Our team of talent experts then manually review each and every potential JobSeeker match and confirm their interest in advance, giving you the best of both worlds: the power (and lower price!) of data and technology, coupled with expert, personalized service.
A Commitment to Diversity
At WorkMonger, we value diversity. We know you do, too. We make it a priority to recruit JobSeekers who reflect the communities your organization serves. We are an education leadership recruitment agency that can help you identify the diverse talent required for your organization. We deliver on the promise of the future while remaining laser focused on ensuring equitable representation and selection processes for each of our searches.
Talent You Wouldn’t Otherwise See
In addition to traditional active JobSeekers, we also have passive JobSeekers in our pool – those professionals who aren’t actively looking for a new job, but would switch for the right opportunity. These JobSeekers probably wouldn’t see a posting on your website or a job board, but they have completed our JobSeeker profile and could be a match for you.
3 Easy Steps to Your Talent Solution
Request a Talent Consultation
We provide personalized support throughout the entire process. We will work together to find a solution that meets your needs.
Register as an Employer in Our Portal
We make it easy to submit and manage your roles and searches online. Simply create an employer profile and follow the easy step-by-step process to submit your role.
Meet Your Talent Consultant & Get The Search Started!
Your talent consultant will be your point of contact for the search and selection process. You’ll start receiving candidates ready to review quickly, saving you time and money while reducing the stress of the hiring process.
An Affordable Option
Hiring is expensive. Online job boards, LinkedIn, Google ads, campus presentations – they all cost time and money. Search firms can cost 30% of first year compensation or more! Even “free” options end up costing you in your staff’s time spent weeding through stacks and stacks of resumes. Compared to the true cost of running your own search or hiring an expensive education search firm, we are often cheaper. Because we are an affordable option, you can access recruiting services for all of your critical roles no matter the seniority level. Whether entry-level, mid-level, or C-level - we are able to deliver immense value, and our pricing scales up or down with the role's compensation.
Pricing & Services
We Believe in Upfront Transparent Pricing
Candidate name generation, resume screening & introduction.
Enhanced Plus+ Sourcing and Screening
Sourcing and phone screening so you can focus on interviewing the best candidates.
Premier Full-Service Search
Comprehensive full-cycle search services for your most critical or difficult to fill roles.
PerfectMatch™ Premier Plus+ Full-Service Search
Comprehensive full-cycle search services for your most senior level roles and roles that report to a Board of Directors.
A customized package that includes just the services that you require for your search.
You don’t have time to do sourcing
You’re not finding the right candidates
You’re juggling too many openings
You don’t have the expertise to fill the role
You’re not finding the right candidates
You need to find the right person, right now
You need specialized leadership or technical talent
You’ve struggled to identify the right fit
You need support across the entire recruiting cycle
|You are looking for a top senior leader for your organization.
You need engagement with a Board of Directors, the Community at Large, or Stakeholders.
|You have unique requirements or you only need support with specific functions of a search.|
Candidate Name Generation
Sourcing from our internal pool
Role Syndication to Networks
Initial resume screening
Intro to you
Everything included in Enhanced, plus:
Phone Screening Design & Execution
Everything included in Enhanced+ Plus, plus:
|Everything included in Premier, plus:
Engagement with a Board of Directors
Stakeholder and Community Engagement
|A custom selection of only the services that you require. We also provide talent consulting services that can be added to any custom package.|
|Investment||$500 Engagement Fee + 5% of first-year compensation upfront; Additional 5% of first-year compensation is invoiced at the time of hiring ANY individual for the position.||$500 Engagement Fee + 7.5% of first-year compensation upfront; Additional 7.5% of first-year compensation is invoiced at the time of hiring ANY individual for the position.||$500 Engagement Fee + 10% of first-year compensation upfront; Additional 10% of first-year compensation is invoiced at the time of hiring ANY individual for the position.||$500 Engagement Fee + 12.5% of first-year compensation upfront; Additional 12.5% of first-year compensation is invoiced at the time of hiring ANY individual for the position.||$500 Engagement Fee + Customized percentage of first-year compensation. Additional custom percentage of first-year compensation is invoiced at the time of hiring ANY individual for the position.|
Pay for What You Need, Not What You Don’t
Education search firms often require you to pay for more than you need (or can afford). Perhaps you only need help with sourcing and you want to manage the selection process. Or, perhaps you want a firm to manage sourcing plus the first-round phone screen, but nothing else. Whatever your need, WorkMonger will structure a package that meets it – saving you money in turn for your mission-critical work.
What People Are Saying About Us
"We have been fortunate to hire critical team members alongside WorkMonger. As a leader of a new team in a new organization, I benefited greatly from the expertise and capacity the staff at WorkMonger added to help me build a best-in-class team"
"The WorkMonger team was critical in sourcing a talent pool and constructing a process that vetted candidates across all of the key domains. In the end, we were faced with the pleasant challenge of choosing from several competitive candidates. We’ve been thrilled with how our team has grown."
Eugene Pinkard, Jr.
"By being very intentional in the search process, they were able to find the talented leaders we needed, while at the same time helping us think about how new team members will fit into the overall team. Over the last decade, we have worked with many partners. In my experience, WorkMonger stands out as one of the very best."
Hiring Is Hard Work - We Make It Easier
Is recruiting taking up all of your time?
The hiring process can be quite time-consuming.
By partnering with an organization like WorkMonger, you can outsource all or some of your education recruiting process so you can focus more on your essential mission-aligned activities.
Do you have a role that you just cannot fill?
Hard to fill roles are a fact of life in the education sector. Sometimes identifying the right talent takes a specialized approach. We’re here to partner with you to understand roles that might be hard to fill and match that with talent that is uniquely positioned to deliver on those roles.
Are you struggling to identify and hire highly-qualified candidates for specialized roles?
Finding the right talent is hard and time consuming work. We have access to a deep bench of talent as well as personal and professional networks that we can tap. This means we can deliver specialized talent that is highly-qualified to you faster and at an affordable price.
Do you want to diversify your pool but you are not having much success?
Having a diverse talent pool is essential for all roles and it is increasingly difficult to build out a diverse talent pipeline. We are experienced in K-12 education recruitment and focused on delivering diverse, qualified education leadership talent to help organizations diversify their workforce.
Is your organization going through a lot of change right now?
Change is tricky to manage. Both organizational growth and changing objectives may lead to the need for more or different employees. We are uniquely positioned to partner with you to collaboratively identify solutions that will enable your organization to meet these challenges head-on with the talent required to succeed including serving as headhunters for education administration.
Frequently Asked Questions
What type of organizations does WorkMonger work with?
We work with all types of organizations in the broader education sector, including: school districts, public charter schools, community colleges, foundations, government agencies, support organizations, education technology companies, policy/advocacy organizations, and more. If your organization (or a team within your organization) is working to ensure children have access to an excellent education, either directly or indirectly, we want to work with you.
What is a non-teaching job in education?
We focus on non-teaching jobs in the education sector, such as jobs in finance, operations, curriculum design, strategy, fundraising and development, program management, administration, policy, advocacy, principals and instructional coaches, human capital management, legal, information technology, facilities management, and more.
Does WorkMonger only match full-time roles? What about part-time or project-based work?
Thus far, the majority of our submitted roles have been traditional full-time roles. However, we also believe that the workforce and workplace are changing, giving way to an increasing number of professional part-time, short-term, or independent contracting gigs. So, if you are looking to fill a non-teaching role that is part-time or project-based, many of our JobSeekers are looking for those opportunities as well.
Do WorkMonger JobSeekers all have prior work experience in education? What about the private sector?
Our JobSeekers have all types of professional backgrounds. Many of our JobSeekers fall into one of two categories: (a) former educators looking to transition outside of the classroom or (b) non-education professionals looking to transition from the private sector into the education sector to make a greater impact with their careers. We also have many JobSeekers who are currently non-teaching professionals in education who are simply looking for their next role. We know that in certain roles, you may be seeking a candidate with teaching or education-related experience, but in other roles you may value private sector experience (or both). Bottom line, no matter what type of candidate you are looking for, we likely have a JobSeeker for you!
If you are trying to improve education, why do you focus on non-teaching jobs?
Great question! At WorkMonger, we know that nothing within a school is more important than a high-quality teacher in front of each and every student. Standing behind every teacher are professionals running budgets, operations, human capital, data analysis, curriculum innovation, and policy. Education is a $1.5 trillion industry with complex managerial issues to address. We know from our team’s deep subject matter expertise that these support offices and organizations need innovative professionals to support great teachers from outside the classroom. That’s where we come in.
Why do you only serve education? Will you be serving other causes in the future?
We serve education primarily because (1) we are deeply passionate about ensuring every child has access to an excellent education and (2) we have extensive expertise and networks in the education sector. At this stage in our organization’s growth, we realize that we can’t be all things to all people with excellence. By limiting our focus to a specific cause (education), we can greatly increase the quality of our matches. Our long-term vision has not changed however; in future years, we plan to add additional causes in the social impact sector that we can serve.
What geographic area does WorkMonger serve?
We are nationwide with JobSeekers and Employers all across the country. Our JobSeekers can specify which geographic areas they are willing to work in, including indicating that they would move anywhere for the right role or that they are only seeking virtual work. This maximizes the JobSeeker pool we are able to access for each of your roles. As for the WorkMonger team itself, we’re based in Austin, Texas with core team members across the country.
Does WorkMonger serve organizations outside of the United States?
Currently, we only serve education organizations hiring for roles that will be based in the United States and those JobSeekers who have the proper authorization to work in the United States. We realize that there are children in need of an excellent education worldwide, and we hope to one day be able to expand globally to meet their needs as well.
Does WorkMonger offer a discounted rate for multiple roles?
Yes, we offer bulk rate pricing on some levels of service. If you’re interested in learning about these discounts, email [email protected] for more information.
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