Meet the Primary Teaching Agency Team in London and the Home Counties

The London and the Home Counties primary teaching agency team work with client schools throughout London and the Home Counties. Our primary teaching agency in London and the home Counties specialise in permanent and fixed term contract recruitment in all primary teaching jobs from Cover Supervisors through to Headteachers. As with all the teams and office throughout Academics, they work strictly to DFE guidelines and work closely to the requirements of their client schools to produce the best possible field of applicants every time.

Lee Vincent Lee Vincent

Lee has worked in Education Recruitment since 1999, and has been with Academics since 2004. He is the Primary recruitment team manager and also recruits primary teachers for the Central/west London boroughs including Hackney, Islington, Tower Hamlets, Newham, Waltham Forest and Redbridge. Lee takes pride in his work and has a transparent and honest approach to both clients and candidates. Outside of teaching recruitment, Lee spends most of his time with his partner and their 2 year old son. He does however make time to have the odd beer, and go to the Emirates Stadium to follow Arsenal. No beer on school nights though obviously...

Elizabeth Barker-Green Elizabeth Barker-Green

I joined Academics in March 2012 and I manage the Primary team that work with schools across the West London boroughs. I recruit for Education staff for Primary schools in Wandsworth, Lambeth, Westminster and Richmond.

I have three children and have experienced first-hand, the fantastic education provided by our Primary schools here in London. My aim is to provide teachers and education staff that are passionate, enthusiastic and ready to put in the hard work to ensure children get the best start possible to their education. Now my children are a little bit older, in my spare time, I am training to become a Yoga teacher.

Mike Koutsofta Mike Koutsofta

I joined Academics in January 2018 and have six years’ experience working as a Recruitment Consultant in the Education sector. I work with a range of Primary schools in West London supplying Teachers and support staff in Brent, Barnet, Harrow and Kensington & Chelsea. I pride myself on going the extra mile to understand my clients and candidates requirements. I match great people with fantastic schools, in short term , long term and permanent positions. In my free time I enjoy going to the gym and spending time with my family and friends.

Monique Smith-Samuel Monique Smith-Samuel

I joined Academics in March 2018 after 7 years in retail, where I gained skills in communication and negotiation, with the last 2 years spent in a managerial position.

I work on the North London Primary desk at Academics, supplying Primary Schools in the Camden, Islington and Enfield boroughs with daily supply, long term supply, permanent primary teachers & school support staff.

From visiting many schools, I understand your requirements through listening, learning and delivering the right candidates to your school. In my spare time, I enjoy listening to music, reading books and spending time with my family.

Alom Ahmed Alom Ahmed

I joined Academics in November 2018 with over 10 years’ experience working within the Education Sector. During this time I have built up a great understanding of the market I work in and believe the expertise I have accumulated over the years will enable me to understand each one of my schools and there needs and to work closely in finding my teachers and teaching assistants the right role.

I work with Primary schools in Hounslow, Ealing and Hillingdon at Academics, supplying these schools with daily supply, long term supply, permanent primary teachers & school support staff.

In my spare time I enjoy playing football although with my advancing age it is proving to become more difficult. I am a big comic book fan and love anything Marvel related. I enjoy spending time with my wife and my 2 sons, one attends nursery and the other is in Year 2.

Isabella Misiewicz Isabella Misiewicz

Hi I am Isabella Misiewicz, I am the consultant who covers the Kingston, Sutton and Merton boroughs of London. I joined Academics February 2019 and love working here.

Before joining Academics, I was a student at Anglia Ruskin University and I studied English Literature and Writing. I have a background in teaching primary school back in my home country of Zimbabwe. I moved to the UK 5 years ago after living my entire life in Zimbabwe. I definitely miss the warmth and the sunshine. I am a very active person and am constantly on the move, I enjoy dancing, ice skating, cannoning and traveling.

Hamzah Miah Hamzah Miah

Hamzah joined Academics in November 2020 as a Resourcer for the Primary West team and is really enjoying being part of the team. Hamzah goes above and beyond for candidates, by taking time to get to know the teachers and support staff he works with, and listening to what they are looking for. In his spare time, Hamzah enjoys playing football and going to gym. He also spends a lot time with his family and loves taking care of his youngest brother who has Autism.

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