Meet the Portsmouth Team

The Portsmouth office is one of the longest established in the whole of Academics and covers Portsmouth, Southampton, Hampshire and West Sussex, as well as other surrounding areas. The team work closely with Schools, Nurseries, Colleges and Referral units across the regions. The whole office take great pride and satisfaction in the relationships they have developed with teaching establishments, teachers and other support staff. The Portsmouth office is included on the Preferred Supplier List for Schools in both Hampshire and Portsmouth. Their reputation continues to go from strength to strength because of the dedication that they all put into the work that they do.

Steve Dixon Steve Dixon

Steve has only been with Academics since August 2014. He has however worked in Education recruitment for the last 6 years and managed teams in London. In the summer he relocated back home to the South Coast. Steve has particular strength with Special Education Needs having previously specialised in supplying staff to SEN schools. Before working in recruitment Steve was a Secondary teacher and studied Law at university, where he also worked part time as a teaching assistant in a local college. Steve is currently in the process of becoming a school governor, has a passion for rugby having played for the past 10 years and he and his wife have recently started a family.

Billie Johnson Billie Johnson

Billie joined Academics in 2011, and during this time she has successfully grown a Nursery, Primary and Secondary desk. Billie currently looks after all the Primary schools within Portsmouth and the surrounding areas which is one of the busiest desks within the company. Before her life in Education recruitment, Billie was an estate agent with a local company for 4 years. After successfully exceeding targets and personal milestones within that sector, Billie decided that a career change was needed and so she started at academics. In her spare time she enjoys running and attending music events amongst shopping and socialising.

Georgina Coe Georgina Coe

Georgina has recently joined the Portsmouth team.

Applicant Testimonials

08/12/2014
Denise - Primary School Teacher
Thank you Academics so very much for all your help - you have helped me so much, I really appreciate everything you have done....
08/12/2014
Kerri - Primary School Teacher
I arrived in London yesterday and it’s only been a day but so far I’m loving the area I’m in.  I’m really impressed with how efficient and fabulous Academics have been and I thank you both for ...
08/12/2014
Rebecca - Mathematics Teacher
I have just finished my two year contract at VISS and I wanted to thank you greatly for helping me obtain such a wonderful position.  You were instrumental in helping me navigate the employment ...
08/12/2014
Elise - Science Teacher
I have had the pleasure of working with both the Australian office and the UK office of Academics Ltd.  All staff members have been friendly, courteous, helpful and quick to respond. I have ...
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