Opogo is a community platform designed to help schools attract and retain the talent that’s right for them. Our social hub is packed with rich content from our community experts. And through our ever-evolving Smart Match technology, teachers can be booked for work simply and quickly.


Opogo helps you because we understand what you need to make your life easier and more manageable. From powerful features like our Journey Planner, virtual timesheets, flexible working patterns and weekly social and CPD sessions, Opogo is driven by your needs. Plus, our Social Hub is created by leading experts and is packed with valuable and varied content.


We’re making it easier for you to search, research, identify, source, contact, communicate and hire the very best talent for your specific needs. We work closely with our Partners so we can really understand and identify exactly what is needed – and then deliver it. This practical, hands-on approach helps us provide an outstandingly effective and efficient service every time.

The Opogo team

We are a close-knit team of experts. We collaborate, question, challenge and improve every aspect of our work to make sure Opogo continually delivers a better and better service.

Angela Clements
Barna Tekse
Web Engineer
Cristian Mesaros
Web Engineer
Cristina Sandru
Lead QA
Daniel Greeves
Community Manager
Excel Rasanen
Community Manager
Gavin King
Graeme Gillies
Community Manager
Hannah Jensen
Managing Consultant
Jackson Davis
Video & Motion Graphics Editor
Jo Edge
Sales Director
John Hyatt
Joseph Williams
Marketing & Comms Director
Josh Batterham
Community Manager
Justyn Randall
CEO & Founder
Kartik Shah
Financial Controller
Kim Clark
Managing Consultant
László Gál
Android Engineer
Lauren Clifton
Managing Consultant
Lehel Medves
IOS Engineer
Leon Haque
Community Manager
Mihai Potcoava
Lead Engineer
Natalie Isaacs
Senior Consultant
Nathan Burton
Compliance Support
Raj Joshi
Robin Souter
Transformation Director & Founder
Sarah Salmon
Digital Marketing Executive
Vali Uilean
Senior Engineer
Will Bailey
Will Bonner-May

Community experts

Jane Chambers-Wood
Editorial Advisory Board
Kirsty Raynor
#TeachFit Lead
Richard Endacott
Career Development Lead
Elaine Thomas
Child Mentor
Jo Lane
Career Advisor
Gavin King
#TeachDigital Lead

Member benefits

Opogo has been designed to transform the way you work, however you work. Join our growing Opogo community today and discover how our teamwork, our technology and our expertise can make your career easier, more productive and more enjoyable.

  • The Opogo team

    We are a friendly, dedicated, collaborative group of Community Managers and expert consultants. And we’re always here to help you.

  • Community

    The Opogo Hub is a real and virtual place packed with targeted, useful, engaging content. It is run and driven by people just like you.

  • Perfectly matched jobs

    Our Smart Match Technology effortlessly finds the positions that match your skills, experience and location – and right when you need them.

  • Events

    During term time, you’re invited to join our free CPD workshops and networking evenings to help build your skill set and contact list.

  • Mobile

    Download the Opogo app now on Android and iOS and get Journey Planners, school packs, school facial recognition sign in, plus many more really useful features.

  • Rewards +

    Enjoy a free Umbrella Service and free PAYE services, plus thousands of super daily rewards discounts on coffee, cinema tickets and even your shopping.

Partner benefits

Opogo is fully invested in providing the highest service of quality care backed up by industry standard compliance procedures. And there are so many more benefits, like Our Smart Match technology and on-hand expert consultants.

  • 100% vetted candidates

    We know how important security and compliance is for every booking. So we meet all our active members face-to-face and fully vet each one of them.

  • The Opogo Hub

    The Opogo Hub is a real and virtual place packed with rich, useful, engaging content for you and your staff. Always-on help and support designed for your needs.

  • Dedicated consultants

    Working with our smart technology, our expert consultants collaborate with you find the best, most suitable talent in the market.

  • Perfectly matched candidates

    Our Smart Match Technology quickly and effortlessly finds the talent that matches your requirements when you need it, wherever you need it.

  • Social Responsibility

    We believe that children’s physical and mental wellbeing is paramount to everyone’s future. So we invest in precisely this through specialist educational programmes such as #TeachDigital and #TeachFit.

  • In control on mobile & desktop

    Keep in close contact with active members with our direct chat functionality and real-time candidate ‘progress to school’ tool.

Frequently asked questions

Need to know more? We’ve curated the most popular questions people ask us right here. But if yours doesn’t pop up, then do get in contact and we’ll be happy to help wherever we can.

  • 1. How do I become a Member?

    To become a member, simply sign up here. Then one of our Community Managers will be in touch to walk you through Opogo in more detail.

  • 2. How do I become a Partner?

    To become a Partner, just sign up here. One of our expert Managers will get in touch to walk you through how we can help you, and talk about Opogo in more detail.

  • 3. Can I access the Hub without working for Opogo?

    Yes. Once you’ve spoken to one of our Community Managers you’ll have free access to the Hub, even if you’re not working with Opogo.

  • 4. What level of compliance do Opogo work to?

    Security and compliance is an absolute priority with every booking. Upon signing up, all active members have a face-to-face meeting with a member of the Opogo compliance team. They are fully vetted and we undertake rigorous safeguarding checks in line with DfE statutory guidance and Ofsted requirements.

  • 5. How much does Opogo cost?

    Opogo is completely free for all our Members.

  • 6. Is Opogo GDPR compliant?

    Absolutely. With data security and GDPR in mind, we created the Opogo Trust Centre, which is managed by our team of Data Protection officers. We also store all our data in the Microsoft Cloud. By doing so, we ensure the highest level of security now and adapt to any changes in industry standards in the future.

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Always here to help

If you’re looking to work in a school or to join our thriving community, or if you’re a school looking for outstanding talent, Opogo is here to help. Simply get in touch here.

Get in touch Call or email us any time.
We’re always here to for you.

Our address Opogo
8 Devonshire Square


Phone 0330 058 6700