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Darlington teacher awarded outstanding achievement award

27 June 2016 

Hays Education, the leading recruiting expert, has recognised a teacher at Springfield Academy, Education Village Darlington, for her outstanding contribution to her school this year. 

Joanne Harper from Barnard Castle was awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award in recognition of her work as a hugely dedicated teacher within the Early Years Foundation Stage where she has helped the school and pupils make huge progress this year. 

Joanne said: “I am thrilled to have won this award, the Education Village is a welcoming place to work. It is nice to find a place to work that shares my ethos on the development with children and learning.”

Angela Henderson, Head Teacher at Springfield Academy said: “Joanne has been a very welcome addition to the school and has done a fantastic job with the children since her arrival.”

Christian Thompson, recruiter at Hays Education in Middlesbrough said: “We are pleased to be able to recognise the vital role that our excellent supply teachers play in schools across Darlington. Teachers like Joanne show how much of an impact supply teachers can make on a school and its pupils, we extend our congratulations to Joanne on her award.” 

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About Hays

Hays plc (the "Group") is a leading global professional recruiting group. The Group is the expert at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide, being the market leader in the UK and Asia Pacific and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America. The Group operates across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments. As at 30 June 2015 the Group employed 9,023 staff operating from 240 offices in 33 countries across 20 specialisms. For the year ended 30 June 2015:

– the Group reported net fees of £764.2 million and operating profit (pre-exceptional items) of £164.1 million;

– the Group placed around 63,000 candidates into permanent jobs and around 200,000 people into temporary assignments;

– 23% of Group net fees were generated in Asia Pacific, 41% in Continental Europe & RoW (CERoW) and 36% in the United Kingdom & Ireland;

– the temporary placement business represented 58% of net fees and the permanent placement business represented 42% of net fees;

– Hays operates in the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Chile, China, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE, the UK and the USA