Meet the Teaching Agency in Portsmouth

The Portsmouth teaching agency office is one of the longest established in the whole of Academics and covers Portsmouth, Southampton, Hampshire and West Sussex, as well as other surrounding areas. The team work closely with Schools, Nurseries, Colleges and Referral units across the regions. The whole office take great pride and satisfaction in the relationships they have developed with teaching establishments, teachers and other support staff. Our teaching agency in Portsmouth is included on the Preferred Supplier List for Schools in both Hampshire and Portsmouth. Their reputation for teacher recruitment in Portsmouth and the surrounding areas continues to go from strength to strength because of the dedication that they all put into the work that they do.

Billie Johnson Billie Johnson

Billie joined Academics in 2011, and during this time she has successfully grown a Nursery, Primary and Secondary desk. Billie currently looks after all the Primary schools within Portsmouth and the surrounding areas which is one of the busiest desks within the company. Before her life in Education recruitment, Billie was an estate agent with a local company for 4 years. After successfully exceeding targets and personal milestones within that sector, Billie decided that a career change was needed and so she started at academics. In her spare time she enjoys running and attending music events amongst shopping and socialising.

Jasmine Jervis Jasmine Jervis

Jasmine joined Academics in October 2019 initially supporting our Bristol and Southampton business. She is now working on our Portsmouth team supporting primary schools across the city. Previously Jasmine has worked for a large international education travel company for 4 years, working with students and sourcing suitable accommodation for them. Jasmine also has a background in musical theatre and enjoys performing arts and music.

Amy Thiselton Amy Thiselton

Amy joined Academics in September 2015 and has developed the business throughout Hampshire, specialising in recruiting on behalf of SEN schools, alternative provisions and secondary schools, sourcing teachers and specialist support staff for long term and permanent recruitment needs.

Amy has worked in education recruitment for 8 years now. Previous to Academics, she worked for another education recruitment company where she set up on SEN desk and managed a team of consultants, also overseeing the daily running of the branch. Through her career Amy has become a specialist in sourcing quality candidates for specialist schools and has long standing relationships with some of Hampshire’s largest SEN schools and provisions.

In her spare time she attends weekly spin and HIIT classes to balance a love of food and travelling.

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