About us

Apex Education Recruitment was established in 2014 by the founder Karen Maynard who has a drive and passion to support education and enhance lives of our next generation.

As a ‘specialist recruiter’ predominantly working with the SEND provision for schools this combined with our commitment to on-going support and continued personal development for all our candidates; we are highly valued by our schools, workers and the students whose lives we strive to improve.

Karen Maynard – Director/Founder


Qualified Teacher – BEd hnrs QTS

Fellow of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals (FREC)
Over 25 years of education recruitment experience, teaching, business development and HR.

Christie Horton – Operations Manager

Fellow of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals (FREC)
Over 20 years of Recruitment and account management experience.

Christie account manages our clients and is passionate about Education and the SEND sector.

We have a professional staff team who are Education driven to give our clients and candidates the best service for every child.

All Staff are “Safer recruitment in Education” trained

REC Corporate Member