Meet our Team

Ken – Secondary Recruitment Consultant

Ken is the consultant for Ireland within the office. An Irish-trained teacher himself, he came to teach in London in 2002 and worked up to Head of Department at a leading London secondary school. Ken joined the A*Star team in 2010 and has had long-standing success in the meantime successfully placing Irish-trained teachers He is also heavily involved in Gaelic Games and will offer assistance beyond employment – a great point of contact for anyone thinking of moving to the UK. He also visits Ireland throughout the year in order to meet with those Irish-trained teachers before they move to London offering invaluable tips, advice and reassurance.

Spencer Secondary Recruitment Consultant

Spencer has 3 Years experience placing dedicated and experienced Teachers and Support Staff in Inner and Outer London Schools. Prior to him joining the Education Recruitment Sector, he spent 11 Years as a Music and Sports Scholar. Spencer also come from a family of Teachers so he understands and appreciate the importance of making sure that it is the right career for the Teacher as oppose to finding a job.

Maddy – Primary Consultant

Maddie is a qualified primary school teacher from Australia who has lived and worked in London for almost 3 years. She has taught in a variety of schools and year levels in both Australia and the UK. Now she is working on the Primary desk to help fellow primary teachers find their perfect new role.

Emily – Primary Consultant 

Emily is an Australian Primary teacher who moved to the UK in 2012 to experience living and working overseas and embracing travel opportunities in Europe. During her time in London she has worked as a KS1 and KS2 teacher in Primary schools and as a recruitment consultant. She is part of the Primary team at A*Star Teachers and recruits teachers and support staff across all Primary key stages.