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Mayflower House 178 -184 Armada Way PL1 1LD Plymouth T: 01752 269780 F: 0870 7386307
specialisms: Education
subspecialisms: Primary , Secondary , SEN
Dan McKenna
Dan McKenna Business Manager 01752 269780 send email > connect with linkedin >
I am the Business Manager for Randstad Education in Plymouth. I have been with the business working in the education sector since January 2008, starting as Secondary Consultant before progressing into my current role in 2010. Working directly with clients and candidates across this time has given me a detailed understanding of the marketplace, how best to serve our candidates and also the needs of the client. I am still very much involved in the day-to-day office operation, and I am committed to providing the best ​possible ​product offering to schools and teachers alike.​ ​ ​Outside of work, I am keen sports fan with rugby and golf being my passions, and I am a regular at my local gym. I've been lucky to have some great holidays with my wife over the last 10 years, with Italy being our destination of choice!
Emma Thomas
Emma Thomas Senior Consultant 01752 269780 send email >
I am a Senior Consultant here at the Plymouth Education office. I have worked for Randstad since November 2013, and have over 5 years experience in Education Recruitment all together. I work with over 40 Primary Schools across both Devon and Cornwall on a week by week basis, and thrive on the challenges that recruitment brings! I recruit for specialist Primary Teachers that range from Early Years up to Key Stage 2, but also support Teaching Assistants in finding their next role too. The bulk of my business here is temporary cover, but I also have a strong focus on permanent and long term recruitment too. I enjoy the fast pace of recruitment, and the buzz of converting schools who have never used us before, every day is simply never the same! Outside of work I play and umpire a lot of netball. I do like my food too and regularly like to eat out with friends and family.
Ben Baillie
Ben Baillie Senior Consultant 01752 269780 send email >
I have been with Randstad Education since 2012. I am a Senior Consultant here and I look after all of the Secondary Schools and Secondary Teachers across the area. I started working in recruitment in 2008 following a career in the Royal Navy as a Weapons Instructor and Gunner. Making the leap from the Military to working in recruitment was daunting at first, but I found my personal approach really lent itself well to building strong and long lasting relationships, a key part of my role. I love working for Randstad Education because every day is different, we have a great team in the office here and we get to work with some lovely schools and really great teachers. I take great pride in providing a good, honest and reliable service to the schools that rely on us so heavily when things get really tough for them. My fiancé is a Secondary PE Teacher so I have a good understanding of the challenges faced by those working in schools these days. We live in Liskeard in Cornwall and spend our spare time away in our converted VW Transporter Campervan in campsites across Devon and Cornwall and beyond, although as we are getting married this summer we don’t have much spare time right now! I am also a huge rugby fan, regularly making the train journey up to Sandy Park to see the Exeter Chiefs, and the occasional Twickenham trip if I’m lucky. It’s easy to spot me in the office, I’m the one with the big ginger beard!
Nicky Harris
Nicky Harris Consultant 01752 269780 send email >
I have been with Randstad Education working on a very busy primary desk in the Plymouth branch recruiting teachers and teaching assistants for schools since 2013. Previous to this, I spent 14 years as a Royal Air Force photographer. I photographed everything from air to air reconnaissance, ceremonial parade, Public Relations to the Royal Family. I travelled to different countries including the USA where I walked the Grand Canyon in aid of Macmillan Cancer and spent time in the Middle East. I have gained in depth knowledge of recruitment and the local market place within the education sector. I am aware of the demands and requirements that primary schools need across the whole of Devon and Cornwall which enables me to make the right match for both clients and candidates. Outside of work, I am keen on staying fit and spend my weekends supporting a local animal sanctuary.
Lauren Bassett
Lauren Bassett Consultant 01752 269780 connect with linkedin >
I am the SEN Consultant here at Randstad Education in Plymouth and I joined the Plymouth team in January 2016. My role involves placing SEN Teachers & SEN Support Staff into adhoc, temporary and permanent position within Plymouth, Devon & Cornwall. Prior to starting with Randstad, I worked in recruitment for 18 months and dealing with the commercial and industrial sectors. Whilst SEN is currently fairly new to me, it is already a sector I am extremely passionate about! Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family, eating out and travelling.

Randstad Education - Plymouth

Covering the 4 local authorities of Plymouth, Torbay, Devon and Cornwall, our Plymouth office is one of Randstad Education's oldest yet fastest growing. Our dedicated team is always looking for skilled primary, secondary and special education needs teaching and support professionals to work in schools and colleges across the region. To find out more, please contact us.

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  • SEN 1:1 Teaching Assistant - ASAP Start! Are you an experienced SEN TA looking for long term work to start ASAP? We are currently seeking a SEN TA to work within a wonderful, small and independent SEN college based in South Brent, Devon. This role will involve working on a 2:1 basis with a young 11 year old male who has EBD and learning ...
  • SEN KS3 & KS4 Teacher Are you looking for your next career opportunity as a SEN Teacher? Or are you looking to teach within a SEN school? A successful SEN school based in Exeter are currently looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and flexible SEN Teacher who has an interest in teaching a range of subjects to KS3/4 ...
  • EYFS Teaching Assistant required, Plymouth I am currently recruiting for a hard working, self motivated Teaching Assistant with experience of working with Early Years. The post is a full time temporary position, with a potential view to go permanent from September. The vacancy has an immediate start, and would suit a creative and ...
  • Year 1 Teacher vacancy, Liskeard A small, yet successful Primary School on the outskirts on Liskeard are looking for a Year 1 Teacher on a fixed term contract for one whole academic year. This is a temporary position, and will last for 3 terms from September 2016. The school will welcome applications from teachers who can ...
  • Year 5 Teacher vacancy, Liskeard I am currently looking for a Year 5 Teacher for a client of mine based in Liskeard, Cornwall. This Primary School is part of the Adventure Learning Academy Trust (ALAT), a multi-academy trust set up to raise the standards of education in Cornwall. They are a mixed infant and junior school who pride ...
  • Temporary Year 2 Teacher required, Liskeard I am currently looking for a Year 2 Teacher for a client of mine based in Liskeard, Cornwall. This Primary School is part of the Adventure Learning Academy Trust (ALAT), a multi-academy trust set up to raise the standards of education in Cornwall. They are a mixed infant and junior school who pride ...
  • Year 5/6 Teacher vacancy - Yelverton I am currently looking for a Year 5/6 class teacher who is looking for permanent work near the Yelverton area. This small village school are looking for a Key Stage 2 teacher with a specialism in working with Year 5? and 6?s. The class will be combined as of September 2016, and this post will be ...
  • High Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) - Plymouth We are recruiting for an experienced HLTA who have exceptional ICT skills, be able to deliver the computing curriculum to Primary aged children as well delivering technical support to staff. Understanding of all computer based networks and website management is essential and the candidate would ...
  • SEN Teaching Assistant - Exeter, September Start! Are you looking to work within a vibrant and innovative Special School from September 2016 on a permanent basis? If so, Randstad Education can help you secure your next Teaching Assistant role! My client based in Exeter, are looking for a creative, inspiring and enthusiastic SEN Teaching Assistant ...

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