Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Recruitment Agency
  • Year established:
  • Website:
  • Contact
    • Castlewood House, 77-91 New Oxford Street, London, UK, WC1A 1DG

About Tradewind Recruitment & SANZA Teaching Agency

Tradewind Recruitment are a teaching recruitment agency, and the SANZA Teaching Agency are a supply teaching recruitment agency.

Tradewind Recruitment and SANZA specialises in recruiting teachers from Australia, New Zealand and Canada to teach in schools throughout the UK.

Almost all of their management team have been promoted internally and risen through their ranks. They have a clear promotion pathway for employees wanting to go down a people management route, and the same for employees wanting to go down a business management (non-people management) route.

Personal and professional development is planned, encouraged and outlined in promotion contracts, which are given to all employees working towards progression. In the past year they have promoted 20% of their staff.

They raise money for charity by hosting dress-down days, charity bake-sales and BBQs. Causes they have raised money for include Macmillan, Manchester, Grenfell Tower and Comic relief.

What is it like to work for Tradewind Recruitment & SANZA Teaching Agency

Their CEO Nick Murphy has an ‘open-door policy’ and employees are encouraged to engage with him. He also sits on various desks on the sales floor when possible so he can observe the team in action and offer additional support wherever necessary.
My Manager
My Manager
In 2018 they introduced a leadership programme to support employees’ professional career development and progression. On completion, participants may choose to register as Associate members with the Chartered Management Institute and/or the Institute of Leadership & Management.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Employees are rewarded for their efforts in a number of different ways, including free breakfasts with fresh fruit, cereal and toast and extended lunch breaks to encourage and allow employees to attend the gym for both their mental and physical wellbeing.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 26 days annual leave to all employees

  • Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme to all or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:


  • Staff:


  • Staff Turnover:


  • Average Age:


  • Male : Female:

    35% / 65%

  • Earning £35,000+:


Regional Engagement

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