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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

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.

Lily Macleod

Compliance Administrator

Compliance and safety

01572 729758

lily@manaeducation.co.uk

About: Lily joined Mana education in 2021 and comes from an administrative background. Lily is passionate about ensuring students are as safe as possible at School, henceforth Lily takes great pride in ensuring that Mana Teachers are vetted and cleared to the highest standard. 

Luke Boydon-Jones

Head of Education Recruitment and Communications

Resourcing, Recruiting, Interviewing

01572 729756

luke@manaeducation.co.uk

About: Luke is our head of education recruitment, 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 socialising with friends.  Luke is also a budding thespian so keep a look out he may be performing at a theatre near you.

Drew Semple

Non-teaching Roles

Administration, IT, Finance, Caretakers and Business Managers

01572 729757

drew@manaeducation.co.uk

About:  Drew has been with Mana Education since 2020. He takes pride in recruiting for a number of different and varying roles across all of our areas. If you are looking to recruit a member of staff away from the classroom then Drew is the contact for you. 

Kelly Dickens

Secondary Consultant

Leicestershire

0116 250 5429  
kelly@manaeducation.co.uk

About: Kelly has been in Education recruitment for over 5 years and is the Senior Consultant for all Secondary schools in Leicestershire. She has a great all round knowledge of what a school is looking for with previous experience recruiting within the healthcare industry. Kelly can recruit for every aspect of school staffing. You really are in good hands with Kelly working in partnership with you.

Maja Zielinska

Secondary Consultant

Northamptonshire

01536 381300 / 07921 396079

maja@manaeducation.co.uk

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. 

Josie Steggles

Primary Consultant

Primary - South Lincs, Peterborough

01733 286199 / 01775 828156

josie@manaeducation.co.uk

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. 

Calum Thomson

Director

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

Director

0800 0 255 144

alistair@manaeducation.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.

Team Education!