Meet Your Team

At Mana Education we have dedicated consultants in the office from 7am – 5pm and we are happy to take calls out of office hours so you can be reassured someone is available to help you during a busy working week.

Alistair Nottingham

Director

Primary and Secondary

0800 0 255 144

alistair@manajobs.co.uk

About: Alistair is Director and Co-owner of Mana Resourcing Ltd, the parent company of Mana Education. His time is spent predominantly with the Education team and looks after finance, marketing, IT and is often found scratching his head trying to find solutions to problems as they occur. He is married with three boys (young men as they like to be called) and two Bernese Mountain Dogs.

Calum Thomson

Director

Primary and Secondary

0800 0 255 144

calum@manajobs.co.uk

About: Calum is Director and Co-owner of Mana Resourcing Ltd alongside Alistair since they bought Mana Resourcing back in 2006. He looks after our payroll, runs his own recruitment desk and manages the Mana Resourcing team. Calum is married with a son and daughter and has still found time to take on a puppy! Having hands-on owners of the business gives us the flexibility to adapt to change quickly and efficiently.

Maria Cadwallader

Education Manager


01572 821985

maria@manaeducation.co.uk

About: Maria is our Head of Education and has over 25 years of recruitment experience, when asked why she does this her immediate response is that she still gets a thrill finding the right staff for the right client.

Charlene Anderson

Compliance Lead

Compliance and safety

01572 821985

charlene@manaeducation.co.uk

About: Charlene joined Mana Education in January 2016 and what an impact she has made ! As our Compliance Lead, it is Charlene's role to keep schools, teachers and Mana Education safe.  With 10 years experience in this field Charlene is tenacious when it comes to getting things right.  Charlene is not just about work, she also has a love of singing and is part of Rock Choir, this fits in well with her allotment where, come rain or shine, she is found singing and growing her own veggies.

Luke Boydon-Jones

Talent Manager

Finding, screening and interviewing teachers

01572 821985

luke@manaeducation.co.uk

About: Luke is one of our talent managers, he finds teachers who are not happy where they are and registers them with Mana - the home of happy teachers.  In his spare time Luke enjoys playing and watching sports and socializing with friends.  Luke is also a budding thespian so keep a look out he may be performing at a theatre near you.

Tiffany Cracknell

Talent Manager

Finding, screening and interviewing teachers

01572 821985

tiffany@manaeducation.co.uk

About: Tiffany has been with Mana Education since January 2015 and is now a member of the resourcing team.  Tiffany absolutely loves hearing about each teacher's passion and drive for teaching.  She is a self-proclaimed travel addict and spends most of her spare time planning her next trip or scoping out where the best roast is (current leader - Kings Head in Stamford!)

Demetrious Eliseou

Leicester Branch Manager

Secondary, Primary and SEN

01162 505459

d@manaeducation.co.uk

About: Demetrious has been in Education recruitment for some time now and as the Leicester Branch Manager he is truly leading by example.  Schools can rely on him to match the right teacher to the right school and teachers know they are gong to be looked after in the correct way.

Kim Tomkins

Lincolnshire Branch Manager

Secondary, Primary and SEN

01522 898259

kim@manaeducation.co.uk

About: Kim started working for Mana Education in November 2013.  In September 2016 she opened our Lincolnshire office at Bishop Grosseteste University.  Kim is very passionate about finding the right teacher for the right school to ensure strong foundations for the education system and our future generations are established.  Kim also has a big love for dogs! Most of her schools and teachers know about her previous life helping train sniffer and security dogs around the world.

Ashley Killen

Northamptonshire Consultant

Primary 

01604 549410

ashley@manaeducation.co.uk

About: Ashley is in charge of Northamptonshire and Rutland Primary. A successful recruitment specialist with a  passion for education (her Mum is a primary school teacher) and Ashley has helped out with school plays and taught both swimming and horse-riding.  Ashley like to meet her clients to truly understand their need in order to provide a first class service.  In her spare time Ashley is in love with all things on four legs, she spends her time on horseback, walking her dogs, herding the sheep and feeding the lambs!

Jodi Freeman

Cambridgeshire Consultant

Secondary and Primary 

01733 286199

jodi@manaeducation.co.uk

About: Jodi is so passionate about her schools and her teachers, she is always first in the office and is like a whirling dervish answering the phones, leaving no stone unturned in filling the day to day needs of the Peterborough schools.  Like all working Mums Jodi takes full advantage of the Mana flexible working to ensure that she gets the right work life balance, talking to teachers and making Peppa Pig cakes with her little girl 

Andrea Philpott

Northamptonshire and Rutland Consultant

Secondary

01604 549410

andrea@manaeducation.co.uk

About: Andrea has a fantastic reputation running the Northamptonshire and Rutland secondary desk for Mana; the hard work and focus that she puts into her role has earned her the respect with both teachers and schools alike.  She truly deserves a glass of wine at the end of the week !