The BrightSpark team has a range of skills and backgrounds and all bring something unique to the company.

We have four main areas – business development, consulting, management and administration. Below are brief profiles of the key personnel within BrightSpark.

To contact our team you can email them directly through the links below, or call +44 333 358 3305.

John Burns


John is the owner and managing director of Diamond Group, in addition to being a Director of BrightSpark Teachers. He has successfully ran businesses for over 25 years and credits his success to his high standards and top class service provided to customers.

Pam Sutton

Director and Administration

Pam has worked in the field of education recruitment for many years. She oversees all of the operations, including the screening of candidates, she ensures the recruitment process runs as smoothly as possible for both the client and the candidates.

Donna Watts

Recruitment Consultant

Donna is an experienced LSA, who has had extensive experience working with students with special educational needs and behavioural issues at a secondary school rated as ‘outstanding’ by OfSted. She is a qualified teacher and holds a PGCE in further education, teaching and training.