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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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  • Part time Nursery Nurse required, Plymouth Are you a qualified, experienced Nursery Nurse looking for an exciting new place of work? Then I have just the position for you. I am currently recruiting for a Nursery Nurse to join a strong, successful team of Early Years practitioners at a city centre based in Plymouth. The Nursery is part of ...
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  • KS1 Teacher permanent vacancy from September, Liskeard I am currently looking for an exciting, creative Key Stage 1 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 ...
  • KS2 permanent vacancies in Liskeard, Cornwall I am currently looking for an exciting, creative Key Stage 2 teachers 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 ...
  • Primary Teacher - Suburb of Plymouth Primary Teacher - Suburb of Plymouth We are looking to recruit an experienced primary teacher for a full time 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. ...
  • Year 1 Teacher - Part Time September Are you an enthusiastic teacher with lots of energy and ideas to promote positive learning? If so, we wish to hear from you! We are looking for a teacher who has experience and knowledge of KS1, particularly year 1 ready to start in September on a part time basis. The school is set in a suburb of ...
  • Teaching Assistant KS2 - Part Time Are you an excellent teaching assistant looking for a part time role starting September? The ideal candidate will need lots of enthusiasm, patients and to display high standards to both pupils and parents. The role will be assisting children within KS2, working with the class teacher to support ...
  • Primary Instructor of PE Primary Instructor of PE We are looking to recruit an instructor who is able to teach Physical Education to primary age children starting September 2016. The candidate should be able to plan and deliver their own lessons in an encouraging and motivating method ensuring the best outcome for the ...

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