About ABC Teachers

ABC Teachers are a progressive teaching agency connecting schools and teachers across the Midlands. Established in 2005, our professional and friendly approach has earned us a number of awards and excellent feedback.

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Working in partnership with Tes

We are proud to work in partnership with Tes in finding the highest calibre teachers for schools, and providing teachers with the greatest choice of roles, job locations and the highest-quality career support.

Recognised success

At ABC Teachers we pride ourselves on providing outstanding service and satisfaction. On this basis we have been recognised in 2013 as the highest placed teaching agency in the APSCO RBS National Recruitment awards for excellence. We have received the REC Audited Award for Compliance and 93% of schools described our service as very good to excellent.

Becoming part of Tes

In 2016 ABC Teachers became part of Tes. Our partnership with one of the biggest names in education has enabled us to improve the service we offer to both schools and teachers. With a wider reach and added experience, you can be sure your requirements are in a safe pair of hands.

Jobs at ABC Teachers

ABC Teachers are one of the leading education recruitment specialists in the Midlands, offering the tools to build a successful career in a fast-paced and rewarding environment. We’re always on the lookout for talented recruiters. If you want to help connect schools with talented teachers then check the latest vacancies here at ABC.

Our team

Jo Betteley – Head of Operations
Staff description:

Having graduated in languages from The University of Hull, Jo joined Hays Education in 2001 as a trainee consultant.  She joined ABC Teachers in 2011 as Corporate Development Manager having gained a wealth of Education Recruitment experience. She is now Head of Operations for ABC Teachers, overseeing the Sales, Compliance and Training departments.

Scott Barker – Head of Primary Division
Staff description:

Scott joined ABC Teachers in late 2011 as a Trainee Consultant. Scott quickly established himself by running one of the most successful desks in the company and then later leading the rest of the Primary Team as a Team Leader. In July 2016, Scott became the Head of Primary Division, responsible for overseeing the development and growth of the whole Division, as well as continuing the success of his own desk.

Mike Talbot – Head of Secondary Division
Staff description:

Mike joined ABC Teachers in 2008 after a background in secondary school teaching. Mike didn’t have a background in recruitment but knew what was required to be successful as a supply teacher and implemented this by taking over the secondary school desk in the West Midlands.

Mike has now progressed to running the Secondary Division with ABC Teachers and is a member of the Senior Management Team.

Jo Perkin – Head of Back Office Solutions
Staff description:

Jo has worked for ABC teachers since 2006 and has worked in education recruitment for a total of 18 years. After building up as a successful desk as a consultant, Jo decided to utilise her organisation skills and industry knowledge to move into managing back office functions and has been doing this ever since. This role ensures ABC Teachers runs smoothly ‘behind the scenes’ and she is very proud to have supported the company’s growth during the past 11 years.

Our offices

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West Midlands team

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ABC Teachers, St Chads House , Cross Keys
Lichfield, WS13 6DN
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East Midlands team

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ABC Teachers, Herald Way, Pegasus Business Park, Castle Donnington, Nottinghamshire, DE74 2TZ
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Payroll and accounts

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ABC Teachers Ltd, 1st Floor, Concept House 5 Young Street , Sheffield, S1 4UP
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What teachers and schools have to say…

I currently work as a teacher for your company and feel I must bring your attention to a member of your staff called Scott Barker. I have been so very impressed with his professionalism over the past 12 months and, it is not just myself whom appears impressed. All the staff I deal with in schools visited, speak very highly of him and fellow supply teachers also hold him in high regard. He is an employee that has shown skill, talent and expertise and all that he does.

Lisa - South Birmingham Teacher

I first started working with ABC Teachers two years ago when our school went into ‘Special Measures’. At that time, the school was very vulnerable and a difficult place to work in. We needed a company who would understand our situation and be able to react quickly to our changing daily needs. ABC fulfilled this requirement. We have always had a personal consultant who knows our staff and who was able to send the best person for each particular role. All of the supply teachers and teaching assistants who have worked with us have been of a high quality and in fact, we have recruited several people from ABC to join our team. I would recommend ABC unreservedly.

Primary School in Dudley

We have been working with ABC for over 5 years and have been impressed with their efficient service and the quality of their supply staff.  Requests for supply cover are always dealt with swiftly and they have a very good understanding of our requirements. In a very busy office, it is very reassuring to know that just a quick telephone call or e-mail is all that is needed to ensure last minute cover.

Primary School in Lichfield
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