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Northampton: 01604 521055
Milton Keynes: 01908 014320

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Why choose us?

The Staff Room is the region's only specialist Primary supply teaching agency, covering Northamptonshire and South Leicestershire.

First for primary teaching jobs in Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes

Meet the team

Chris Wood – Managing Director
With over 20 years experience in recruitment, Chris is a 'hands on' Managing Director with a proven ability to develop and strengthen client relationships. He is passionate about education and started the Staff Room agency because he wanted to bring a fresh, new approach to supply recruitment within the primary sector. Chris is extremely proud of the fantastic team at The Staff Room and the teachers and support staff that work so hard in our client schools.

Hobbies and interests: When not being a taxi service to his two teenage children, Chris likes to spend his time relaxing with family and friends, eating out and the odd weekend away. His favourite film is Wolf of Wall Street.

Claire Radford – Administration and Compliance Manager
Claire has over 25 years experience in PA, secretarial and administrative roles, including 6 years at BSI Quality Assurance. She fully understands the importance of having an ethos of ISO 9000 and policy compliance. Claire has an eye for detail to ensure all aspects of company administration are processed accurately and are fully compliant.

Hobbies and interests: Claire enjoys yoga, foreign films, reading crime thrillers and walking her dog, Bert!

Oonagh Hollowell – Northants Education Consultant
Oonagh is an experienced manager having worked at a senior level in both the corporate and education sectors for more than 15 years most recently as a Primary School Business Manager for a large Primary School and Children’s Centre.

Hobbies and interests: In her spare time, Oonagh is usually running around after her two grandchildren and spending time with family. She enjoys trips to the seaside and a good book. Oonagh also enjoys youth work and ran a youth club for more than 10 years.

Stephen McCabe – Milton Keynes Education Consultant
Stephen is new to the education recruitment sector but has 6 years experience at senior management level within retail environments. His responsibilities included KPI management, staff recruitment and development, client account management and regional trainer.

Hobbies and interests: Stephen is a big football fan and loves Manchester United. When the football isn’t on he enjoys spending time with his fiancée and their two rabbits. Reading is a big interest of Stephen’s and he has been known to read a whole book meant for holiday before he has actually arrived at his destination.

Minaxi Patel – SEN/Support Consultant
With over 10 years’ experience in Education Recruitment, Minaxi has a proven track record of providing a honest, quality and efficient service to Primary Schools in Northamptonshire. Successfully worked up from trainee consultant to senior manager of a high paced recruitment agency, she understands the importance of safer recruitment in schools and always provides a professional service to clients and candidates.    

Hobbies and interests: Mini loves spending time with her daughter and husband. She also enjoys traditional Indian dancing and socialising with her friends.

Claire Potterton – Administrator
Claire is relatively new to The Staff Room but already can see how important it is to get the right candidates on board to ensure we put the best teachers in the right schools. She has worked within the Education sector for many years as an administrator in a busy primary school and is enjoying her move to this area of work.

Hobbies and interests: Outside of work Claire is proud to be a Brownie leader and has done this for the last 9 years! She loves spending time with her family and walking her dog, Buddy!

Louise Staden – Payroll
Louise ensures that all our teachers and support staff are paid accurately and on time as well as processing invoices and timesheets for our client schools. She has a background in medical recruitment and previously worked in finance.

Hobbies and interests: In her spare time Louise enjoys reading, reality tv and travelling. Louise also enjoys spending time with her two children (if you include her husband!) With the little spare time that she has left, Louise is currently studying Accountancy and has a keen interest in numbers.

Harriet Hollowell – Administration and Marketing Officer
Harriet is an administrator with over 8 years in key administrative and compliance roles. She has an eye for detail to ensure all aspects of company administration are processed accurately and are fully compliant. Harriet is also an imaginative marketing officer, skilled in leveraging the power of online communities and social media platforms to increase brand awareness and drive forward candidate enquiries.

Hobbies and interests: Harriet enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She also enjoys socialising with friends and being organised!

 

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Victory House, 400 Pavilion
Dr, Northampton,
NN4 7PA
T: 01604 521055

CBX2, 372 Midsummer
Boulevard, Central Milton
Keynes, MK9 2EA
T: 01908 014320

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