Who we are

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Knowledge, insight & experience

The Principal team are education specialists, we understand the market and our dedicated team of specialists offer unparalleled experience and market knowledge.

Effective recruitment is the key for high growth

Working with a proactive, expert recruitment agency like Principal can help speed up the recruitment process.

We are one of the UK’s fastest growing agency’s and can instinctively recognise the characteristics that make a good appointment.

We bring these honed screening skills to ensure that the quality of shortlisted candidates exceeds your expectations.

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Our values


We believe in listening and serving our sector. Hopefully, you can trust we know what we’re doing and doing it the right way.


We’re armed with years of experience helping schools recruit the best talent. We’re here with the knowledge, experience and skills to solve your problems.


Our recruiters have experience in the industries we recruit. We believe we can speak your language and deliver quality information and service.

Meet the team

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John Williams


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Jane Monet

Talent Partner

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Johan Botha

Talent Partner

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Amelia Jones

Business Development Executive

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If you have any questions, or aren’t sure, get in touch. Whether you are an employer looking for your next hire or a candidate looking for your next job we can help you get on track.

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