Abby joined County Teachers as our accountant in the summer of 2018. After working as part of a large accounts team for Monarch Airlines, she moved to Hampshire in 2011 to take on a more senior role at a training company. In 2014 she had her first child and decided to have a career break. Now, with her daughter starting school she’s ready to take on a new challenge with County Teachers.
Be confident as well as courteous
Walks on the beach with my family and dog, lots of good food and wine
Pillow, book, sunshade
Kit Harrington, Monty Don, Mary Berry (hopefully she will bring dessert)
Ashley is the Company Director at County Teachers. He started from a small shed in his parents garden in September 2002 when he was just 20 years old. Ashley now has a small, part time role managing the sales and compliance team, as well as helping with the day-day running of the business. In January 2013, Ashley also set up a successful Video Production company that he also manages on a part time basis.
Fun fact: Watched the entire 6 seasons of ‘Lost’ in 3 weeks & still doesn’t entirely understand the ending.
Dom joined County Teachers in 2009 and manages our everyday IT Systems including maintaining our website and entire database. Over the years he has helped improved our advanced teacher database system allowing us to grow and perform more efficiently.
Fun Fact: Dom can fix anything!
Chloe joined County Teachers in September 2010 as our Teacher Liaison Officer. Since then, Chloe has progressed to the role of Office Manager and is responsible for County Teachers passing the quality mark/REC audit with 100% every year since! As well as ensuring all our teachers are compliant and keeping them up to date with the latest safeguarding training, Chloe also undertakes the responsibility of the payroll and invoices on a weekly basis. In her spare time, Chloe enjoys spending time with her family and friends, indulging in retail therapy and long walks with her puppy.
Fun Fact: Chloe probably has the cleanest house in Hertfordshire and hoovers twice a day.
Do something you love and want to get up in the mornings for
Interior designer. I am homely and love to shop
Lazy spa weekend with my husband
Music, water and a friend
Karen Brady, Tom Hardy and Katie Hopkins
James joined County Teachers as a Consultant in the Autumn term of 2003 building up relations within the newly established primary sector whilst adding strong numbers to our client base. Within months James advanced the role to Senior Consultant and then onto Office Manager, all the time overseeing a very successful Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire sector. Over the past 10 years James has developed and maintained positive, professional and friendly relationships with a vast amount of teachers and schools throughout several counties. James always aspires to identify exactly what his teaching candidates, and client schools’ individual needs are. He has a real passion for finding the right job for the right candidate.
Away from his desk James loves his football and socialising with friends and family.
Fun Fact: James is a bit of a film buff boasting an extensive collection of movies that could rival Netflix!
Be confident as well as courteous
Footballer, Film Critic or Comedian
Friday – drinks with friends in the local. Saturday – play football then dinner with the whole family. Sunday – chill out at home with a film or three
Lack of manners
A football, sunglasses & a lilo
Rik Mayall, Leslie Nielsen, John Barnes & Tiffany Amber Thiessen
Maisie joined County Teachers in January 2013. She started off assisting in admin and compliance but soon started training to become a primary consultant. In her first year, Maisie doubled our primary school bookings and has maintained this level of commitment. She has developed great relationships with schools and teachers throughout Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire and is constantly looking to build on this.She enjoys all of the challenges this job brings and relishes that each day will be different. In her spare time, you will find Maisie reading books, going to the cinema and spending time with her family and friends.
Fun Fact: Maisie has read the entire Harry Potter series over 10 times!
Do something you love and don’t settle for anything less
Spending time with friends, a few wines and eating my Nan’s Sunday Roast
A good book, sun cream and my exercise mat
JK Rowling, The Impractical Jokers and Sir David Attenborough
Mitch has recently joined County Teachers as a consultant in October 2017. Mitch is an experienced consultant who has a keen eye for customer care and will always go the extra mile to make sure our clients and teachers are kept happy. Over the coming years Mitchell is looking to develop strong working relationships with both new and existing schools as well as teachers. In his spare time, you will generally find him, running, playing rugby, attempting a bit of golf and spending time with family / friends.
Professional rugby player (never going to happen)
Bear Grylls, matches and a tent
James Corden, Jack Whitehall and Freddie Flintoff
Matt is our marketing and media manger. He manages all of our social media as well as runs all of our online marketing campaigns.
Fun Fact: Matt once worked as a tour producer on the UK’s only spelling competition (ironic as he is terrible at spellllinnng)
Charlotte joined County Teachers in January 2017, as our Compliance Administrator. Her main duties include liaising with all our teachers, ensuring their data and information is fully up to date, maintaining the strict REC requirements we adhere to. Working closely alongside Chloe doing this, Charlotte will also be lending a hand to Maisie in the primary sector. Charlotte is well on her way in having a sound knowledge and good understanding of all our client schools’ and teachers’ needs. Welcome to the County Teachers team Charlotte!
Fun fact: Charlotte was scouted for Arsenal at the age of 14
Always have an up-to-date CV and don’t just use one. Adapt it to the job you’re applying for
Owning my own pub in a village
A weekend spent trying out extreme sports followed by a nice meal in a restaurant
IPod, Sun cream, and a Volleyball
Jimmy Carr, Johnny Depp, and Bon Jovi