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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.

Maria Cadwallader

Education Manager

01572 729754


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.

Claire Lindsay

Compliance Lead

Compliance and safety

01572 729758


About: Claire joined Mana education in 2022 and comes from an administrative background within the education sector. Claire is passionate about ensuring students are as safe as possible at School, henceforth Claire takes great pride in ensuring that Mana Teachers are vetted and cleared to the highest standard. 

Zak Sindhi

Secondary Consultant


0116 438772 

About: Zak joined Mana in 2023 after working in the Recruitment Care sector for many years. He is very hardworking and passionate about his role and takes pride in looking after his schools and candidates. Zak believes in the power of personalised recruitment and understanding that each school has unique requirements and each educator has distinct strengths ensuring a seamless match that promotes long-term success and growth

Ginny Gill

Leicester Primary

About: Ginny has joined Mana with a variety of experience in people management, his warm approach, experience and quick thinking s vital to his role. Ginny likes to keep active and is an avid rock climber, enjoys swimming and loves to eat. 

Josie Steggles

Primary Consultant

South Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire

01733 286199 
         07714 745712

About: Having worked as both a Teacher and an educational recruiter, Josie is a well experienced and knowledgeable consultant who likes to offer a personable and empathetic approach to her work. Josie has worked within education for the past 8 years and is from the local area. Josie likes to travel and keep fit when she can, her favourite sport is Netball. 

Solomiia Vitola

Secondary Consultant

South Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire

01733 852592
07595 280432


About: Solomiia has joined Mana with a varied background of recruitment and also charity work, a quick thinker and learner with positive attitude and good organisational, planning and problem-solving skills. Solomiia is originally from the Ukraine but has now settled in the UK with her Husband and son.  Solomiia is a keen skier and is very sporty, she loves to be active.

South Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire

Maja Zielinska

Secondary Consultant


01536 381300
07921 396079


About: Having worked within education as a teaching assistant for a number of years, Maja has a fantastic understanding of the school setting. Maja likes to offer a personable and honest approach and is popular for her warm personality and kindness. 

Andrew Townsin

Non-teaching - IT, Business Managers, Bursar, Facilities, Admin

About: Andrew is a vastly experienced consultant who began his recruitment career in 2000. Specialising in servicing technical industries. Andrew is committed to understanding the clients and their requirements providing them with a full array of staff from Director to shop floor level. He is a self confessed luddite but his honest approach and phobia for letting people down means he continues to be successful and passionate. 

Mana Education

About:At Mana Education we do not believe in a one size fits all approach; by engaging with teachers we can fit them with the right school to ensure that they are happy teachers! A happy teacher will engage and inspire pupils to reach goals and higher attainment. Ultimately this is the driver that has secured our long term relationships with schools, a good supply of happy teachers and pupils who want to participate in learning. 

Calum Thomson


About: Calum has been the Co-Owner of Mana Resourcing since 2007. Previously, Calum had worked at Yell as an Account Executive for almost four years.  He is a very hands-on Director, leading the Mana Resourcing team in addition to looking after commercial sales and marketing positions for clients.

Alistair Nottingham


0800 0 255 144


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.

Team Education - finding YOU the 'best fit'!