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Mayflower House 178 -184 Armada Way PL1 1LD Plymouth T: 01752 269780 F: 0870 7386307 plymouth@randstadeducation.co.uk
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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  • Numeracy Teaching Assistant vacancy I am currently looking for a Teaching Assistant to start a temporary contract in September. The role will be part time, 2 days a week, supporting those students in Key Stage 2 who struggle with Numeracy. The successful candidate must have the equivalent of a GCSE grade C or above in English and ...
  • Literacy Teaching Assistant vacancy I am currently looking for a Teaching Assistant to start a temporary contract in September. The role will be part time, 2 days a week, supporting those students in Key Stage 1 who struggle with Literacy. The successful candidate must have the equivalent of a GCSE grade C or above in English and ...
  • KS1 part time teacher vacancy Are you a creative, and versatile KS1 teacher looking for part time work? If so, then I have an ideal vacancy you may be interested in from September. This school, based in St Budeaux, are looking for an adaptive member of staff to pick up there KS1 PPA cover, 2 days per week for the new academic ...
  • Outreach Teacher Do you have experience of and a passion for working in an educational environment? Randstad Education are seeking Outreach Teachers for September! Randstad Education is the UK market leader in finding jobs in Education. We have been helping teachers and support staff to find temporary and permanent ...
  • Year 1 Teacher Are you an experienced teacher or an NQT who has at least 2 years experience with enthusiasm for creativity? We are recruiting for a primary class teacher who is motivated and passionate about raising standards for individual pupils and the school to teach year 1. The candidate must be able to work ...
  • Year 6 Teacher An average sized primary school near St Austell is looking to appoint a full time teacher within a year 6 class starting September 2016. The ideal candidate must be able to work well as a team and be able to demonstrate best practice and contribute to the wider life of the school. You must be able ...
  • One to one SEN TA vacancy I am currently recruiting for an experienced SEN TA to start long term, full time work from September. My client based in Plymouth is looking for a one to one TA to work with a new foundation stage pupil, who has Downs Syndrome. The child has limited mobility and so the school are preferably ...
  • One to one TA vacancy I am currently recruiting for an experienced SEN TA to start long term, full time work from September. My client based in Plymouth is looking for a one to one TA to work with a new foundation stage pupil, who has diabetes as well as other medical issues. Previous experience of working with children ...
  • Primary Teacher We are looking to recruit an experienced primary teacher for a full time temporary position starting September 2016. The applicant would have the ability to teach across both key stages and be flexible in supporting and enabling all children to achieve their very best. Having a thorough knowledge ...

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