Welcome to Smart Education HQ!

Here you will find everything you need to know about the team and who will be looking after you!

Francesca Sandiford
Director & Secondary Specialist

Francesca has over 11 years’ experience providing SEN Settings with experienced and suitability qualified staff. Francesca has extensive knowledge of SEN and provides a service that is second to none across the West Midlands. Francesca is also responsible for organising a full training programme for our candidates.

Key Skills:
Interview Preparation, SEN, Customer Service, NQT Year Finder, Supply, Permanent Vacancies, FE Settings, Safeguarding Contact, Training

Fiona Moss
Director & SEND Home Tuition Specialist

Fiona has over 10 years’ experience providing Secondary Schools across the West Midlands with staff and offers an unrivalled level of service and commitment to both Clients and Candidates. Fiona provides an honest, consistent and competent approach to every client and candidate, no request is too big or small! Fiona also heads up the social Media for Smart Education

Key Skills:
Key Skills- Secondary, Customer service, NQT Year finder, 1 Year contracts, Permanent Vacancies, Temporary Supply Opportunities, Social Media, Safeguarding contact

Deborah Mclean
Compliance Manager

Deborah is our Compliance Manager who manages all aspects of Compliance, Educare training and administration. Deborah provides invaluable support to the SMART team ensuring stringent safeguarding and compliance checks are in place at all times. A very approachable member of the team who is happy to answer any calls/queries you have.

Key Skills:
Safeguarding, Administration, Customer Service, References, CPD, Social Media, AWR

Emma Gardner
Compliance Officer

Emma joins us as compliance officer. Emma has a strong background in compliance and social media and brings with her a huge skillset to enhance our team. Emma is responsible for all aspects of compliance, payroll and Social Media. Emma also looks after our candidate CPD and safeguarding. A focussed and very thorough member of our team who isn’t afraid of a challenge! Welcome on board Emma!

Key Skills:
Safeguarding, Payroll, Administration, References, CPD, Social Media

Steve Dudley
Secondary Consultant

Steve joins Smart Education with 6 years recruitment experience, he has hit the ground running and brings with him a great passion for education!

Steve is an ex basketball player and is a basketball coach for young people across Birmingham. Steve has a great work ethic, the background knowledge and understanding to help candidates find work within the Secondary sector.

Steve offers a very professional, hassle free and honest service as well as a solid understanding of recruitment.

Give Steve a call today to say hi!

Key Skills:
Secondary, Customer Service, Sector knowledge & experience, NQT Year Finder, Supply, Day-to-day Cover, Permanent Vacancies

Work for us!!
Recruitment Consultant

Smart Education has a vibrant team with a range of experiences and backgrounds.

We have a range of opportunities in our rapidly expanding Birmingham Branch. We are currently recruiting for trainee and experienced consultants to join our wonderful team.

Key Skills:
Primary, Nursery, Customer Service, NQT Year Finder, Supply, Day-to-day Cover, Permanent Vacancies

To speak to a member of the team today call 0121 392 7114