Our People


Ed Mawson

Senior SEN Consultant

Experience: 9 years

Ed has an impressive 9 years experience in Education and is a Qualified Teacher, having taught in both the UK and at a top international school in Kuwait. Now in recruitment, Ed has a unique insight into what schools demand and what teachers need from an agency.
Ed works hard to create the perfect match for both the teacher and the school and it is this ethos that has enabled him to build a loyal base of clients that trust his judgment.

Claim to fame: Ed once had a cameo part in the ITV children’s series ‘Woof’!

Steve Morris

Steve Morris

Senior Executive Consultant - Secondary Schools

Experience: 6 years

Steve knows the secondary schools recruitment market like the back of his hand and has established some excellent relationships with the key schools in the region. Steve creates loyal and long term relationships with both his candidates and clients and likes to think of himself as your best friend when you are searching for your next teaching post.

Claim to fame: Steve quit playing football for Eckington U15’s (surely you have heard of them?) because he missed his mum’s Sunday dinners.

Tom Green

Tom Green

Senior Primary Consultant

Experience: 3 years

Tom has been working in Education Recruitment for over 3 years covering Primary, Secondary and Further Education. Tom creates strong relationships with schools by giving a consultative approach with the mantra "no job too small"! He has been commended in the past for his professionalism and his pro-active nature in helping schools find the best candidate to suit them - and will never leave a stone unturned.

Claim to fame: Tom is a keen sportsman and currently plays football side by side with Marlon Harewood (ex West Ham, Forest and Newcastle footballer).

Lois Morris - Recruitment Consultant - Secondary

Lois Morris

Recruitment Consultant - Secondary

Lois has worked relentlessly as a Secondary School Teacher in Lincolnshire for the last 6 years (Design teacher – Graphics, Product Design, Creative Media), and holds an MSc in Education and an NPQSL (National Professional Qualification in Senior Leadership). She has taken part in numerous ‘sharing best practice’ initiatives and led one that involved going around Europe to learn. She is passionate about education research and loves learning.

Lois used to be Pupil Premium leader – improving outcomes for disadvantaged students – this is something she really cares about.

Claim to fame: Lois represented her university at Ten Pin Bowling (although she's actually really bad at it and defaulted on to the team because she's female).

Joanne Featherstone

Joanne Featherstone

Recruitment Coordinator and Compliance Executive

Jo started her career in fashion and previously owned her own business before joining the Teaching Force team. Working at the heart of the business, Jo controls all candidate administration and compliance for Teaching Force. Her drive for attention to detail and immaculate organisational skills ensure the Teaching Force engine continues to run smoothly.

Claim to fame: Jo had a pint of beer chucked over her head by Kyran Bracken MBE (ex England Rugby international and winner of the 2014 Dancing on Ice series). This is a good thing apparently!