Meet the Teaching Agency in Hull

The Yorkshire and Humberside teaching agency office in Hull of Academics operates throughout Licolnshire, Hull, East Riding & North Yorkshire. Our team work closely with both Qualified Teachers and also school support staff in Hull and the surrounding areas in order to find them suitable day to day supply, long term and permanent teaching jobs, and school support jobs, based on their own requirements. We work closely with schools, Nurseries, Colleges and referral units across the region in order to ensure that they get the best available teaching and support staff. The team take great pride and satisfaction in the relationships they have developed with both Teachers and Schools since the Hull teaching agency branch opened back in 2012. Since then, they have worked extremely hard to establish the Hull office as the schools preferred partner to help with their teaching jobs and support jobs. Their reputation continues to go from strength to strength because of the dedication they put into the work they do.

Isabelle Watts Isabelle Watts

Isabelle joined Academics in 2017 having worked on the front line in schools, predominantly as a Cover Supervisor. She graduated with a Drama Degree from the university of Lincoln in 2008 and from then on had a passion for education. More recently Isabelle has undergone her Level 3 Cipd which she often puts into good use.

Isabelle’s focus is now working with Primary and Secondary schools in North Yorkshire predominantly Selby, York and Tadcaster. Providing long term cover and temporary cover for teaching and support staff. Because of Isabelle’s background, she has developed and delivers a successful Cover Supervisor and Safeguarding training course to all inexperienced support staff looking to gain extra knowledge within the sector.

Isabelle is lucky enough to have family in Dubai, and she loves going to visit. She’s also a huge fan of reality TV and keeps fit by going to boxfit classes.

Linda Wright Linda Wright

Linda joined Academics as Branch Manager in 2018. With extensive experience in the recruitment industry Linda has worked in Education Recruitment since 2007, mainly in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. She is well known amongst the schools in the area as, at one time or another, she has dealt with most of them meeting their short or long term recruitment needs. Linda is a fully qualified recruiter and holds a Diploma in Recruitment Practice from the REC. She also has a Certificate in Business Management from the Open University.

Linda believes customer service, candidate quality and attention to detail are key to success in the Education Recruitment sector. She is focussed on getting her team to perform to the highest levels and meet these key benchmarks. She still operates her own desk, providing supply teachers, long term cover and permanent posts to her schools in Hull and East Yorkshire.

When not at work she is busy with her grown up daughter and husband at their home in Beverley. Linda is an avid runner and has completed marathons in the UK and overseas. She is also a qualified coach, introducing people to running for the first time. Her ambition is to run the Marathon des Sables, a multi day event across the Sahara desert!

Adam Hammond Adam Hammond

Adam joined Academics in January 2019 having already worked in education recruitment for 5 years since making the change from being a Teacher himself. Having also managed a post 16 centre of excellence in Hull Adam brought together all the functions to improve both the learner and staff experience and he still aims to do this today in the schools he supports.

Adam is predominantly supporting schools throughout the Lincolnshire areas and is always looking to secure the best quality of staff he can to really add value to the school and pupils on both a short and long term basis.

This is what one of his schools had to say about him:

“Adam always goes the extra mile to ensure that he understands the needs of our pupils so that he can find the right candidate to support them and us. His professionalism continues to have a positive impact on the service we provide. Adam is very organised, conscientious and knowledgeable, but most of all he is genuine; he never makes promises he can’t keep. I continue to make Adam my first point of contact because I know I can trust him to provide the right candidates at the right time.”

Outside of work Adam enjoys the simple things in life, together with his partner he is regularly out in the countryside walking their 3 dogs or watching their 2 children Grace and Ethan ride their ponies.

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