I lead and develop the Achievement and Support functions of the school, including attendance, climate for learning and support for all pupils. During my 10 year tenure at Rastrick High School & Sixth Form, I have held numerous leadership roles with increasing levels of responsibility, providing a firm foundation in understanding of our school and culture that are essential to this role. Furthermore my role is to build upon the excellent academic, attendance and destinations outcomes for our pupils and ensure that student support continues to remain at the heart of what we do at Rastrick High School.
I am responsible for our schools Data and Administration Team. Prior to this I worked for the NHS and local authority in a range of similar roles from data officer to senior information officer.Over the last few years the role has grown and I have taken on full responsibility for the administration team as well as becoming lead officer for GDPR.
Deputy Headteacher Teaching & Learning
My role is supporting staff, to ensure ‘teaching is mostly outstanding and never less than good’. To support staff, we provide an outstanding CPD programme to ensure staff are up-to-date with the most recent research, and can apply this to their everyday practice. I also ensure we offer an outstanding curriculum for our students, and a personalised options process for Year 9 students.
In my role as Finance Director I lead the professional financial management of the school. Responsible for providing financial planning, income generation and budget control to assist leaders in effectively managing funds to meet the school’s objectives. I maintain robust financial systems and controls to safeguard finances, ensure efficiency and value for money.