In the bustling world of education recruitment, one name stands out in the Darlington office of CER Education – Jamil. With a career spanning a decade as a PE teacher and an impressive background in senior leadership roles, Jamil brings a unique blend of expertise and charisma to the role of Divisional Manager. Affectionately known as ‘Coach Jam’ in the office, his journey to leadership is an inspiring tale of dedication and passion.


Jamil’s Remarkable Career

Jamil’s journey within CER Education began eight years ago when he joined as a Consultant. Since then, he has embarked on a steady ascent up the career ladder, earning him the prestigious title of Divisional Manager at CER Darlington. His background as a PE teacher enriches his approach to recruitment, allowing him to provide candidates and schools with valuable real-life examples and shared experiences that are truly appreciated.

The Office Atmosphere

Step into the Darlington branch, and you’ll find a dynamic and lively workplace. The sense of camaraderie among the team is palpable, and there’s a collective dedication to working hard for one another. This branch, with seven years of history, has proven to be one of the fastest-growing divisions within CER.


The Secret to Success

What sets CER Darlington apart is their commitment to honesty and transparency. They believe in forging genuine relationships with schools and candidates, which has propelled their growth and success. Candidates chosen by CER Darlington are seen as ambassadors, representing the organization with their hard work and reliability.

Fun Facts


Office life in Darlington is far from ordinary. Nicknamed the “Apprentices” by other offices in the building due to their constant phone activity and walking around. The office boasts an eclectic mix of football enthusiasts, each passionately supporting a different team. Breakfast conversations are always interesting, to say the least!


The office has its own set of nicknames, with the intriguing “Gelliemen” – Gellie 1, 2, and 3 – who have their unique recruitment story. And of course Coach Jam – Jamil’s office nickname hailing from his days as PE Teacher.


In a world where education recruitment is crucial, Jamil and the CER Darlington office are shining beacons of dedication, transparency, and camaraderie, making it a remarkable place to be for both educators and those seeking to further their careers in education recruitment.

Roles and Opportunities


CER Darlington is constantly on the lookout for talented educators. Whether you’re a specialised subject Secondary teacher or a Primary-trained teacher, they have opportunities available across the Darlington area. They are especially devoted to supporting Early Career Teachers (ECTs) by connecting them with suitable placements. Moreover, there’s currently a high demand for Teaching Assistants across Secondary, Primary, and SEN settings.


Click below to view the current roles available.


Current Roles in Darlington