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Our Education and School Improvement Team


LDST Education Team

Central Team

 Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

 

 Laurie Kwissa  

Establish, review and evaluate the  effectiveness of the school  improvement strategy and identify next step priorities, including EO as appropriate.

 Trust Education Director (TED) / 

 Executive Headteacher

 

 Sally Aspinwall

Strategically leading, co-ordinating and delivering the established school improvement strategy and ensuring consistency across our Trust.

  • Strategic oversight and accountability for schools and school improvement
  • Co-ordinate the school improvement offer and lead the SI team
  • Provide the agreed SI support and challenge as set out in the SI strategy document for identified schools
  • Support and challenge for schools
  • Deliver CPD
  • Provide executive headship over three schools
  • Accountable to the CEO

 Trust Education Officer (TEO) and     Curriculum Lead

 with Trust-wide Executive Headteacher   responsibilities 

 

 Mark Ward

Leading and delivering the established school improvement strategy and ensuring consistency across our Trust.

  • Provide the agreed SI support and challenge as set out in the SI strategy document for identified schools
  • Provide executive headship over two schools
  • Provide targeted curriculum support for schools as identified by the TED
  • LDST Curriculum Lead
  • Lead networks: curriculum and DHT/AHT networks
  • Lead NPQs
  • Deliver CPD
  • Accountable to the Trust Education Director

 Trust Quality Assurance Lead (secondary expertise)

 

 Dr Carmel Manwaring

 

 

Providing quality assurance curriculum, pedagogy and teaching and learning to ensure continuing improvement and a good quality of education in our schools.

 

Significant leadership experience at secondary level in coaching staff, developing curriculum and evaluating impact.

 Trust Inclusion Lead

  

 Rachael Heathcote

 

Leading and delivering on our LDST  Inclusion Strategy.

  • Lead the Trust Inclusion Strategy
  • Establish Trust wide systems and processes
  • Provide targeted SEND/PP support for schools as identified by the TED

 Trust Assessment Lead  

 

 Jill Broom

Leading and co-ordinating our  Assessment Strategy Trust wide.

  • Develop the Trust-wide strategy for Assessment, target setting and moderation
  • Collate and analyse Trust-wide data for discussion with CEO

 Trust NPQ Lead and Regional Delivery Manager

 

 Rob Fletcher

 

 

  • Co-ordinating CEFEL's suite of NPQs across our area, supporting MATs across our region
  • Co-ordinating LDST's NPQ delivery team of facilitators and coaches

Behaviour Hub Lead 

 

Ann Charters 

  • Providing bespoke support, training and advice aimed at improving behaviour culture across LDST schools 

Trust-wide Education Team 

Adding greater capacity and expertise to the central team

 

Trust Associate Education Officers (TAEO)

 

Headteachers within LDST: 

Sylvia Thomson

 

External Adviser: 

Mark Williams

 

  • Provide the agreed SI support and challenge as set out in the SI strategy document for identified category 1 and 2 schools
  • Provide additional SI support as directed by the TED/support plan
  • Deliver the school improvement strategy in category 1 and 2 schools
  • Mentor new Headteachers
  • Provide bespoke support where identified by the TED
  • Lead a Trust-wide improvement priority
  • NPQ facilitators

Trust Education Partner (TEP)  

 

EYFS: Emma Rowley

English: Will Gordon

Curriculum: Rob Fletcher and 

Lee Edwards

 Lead Practitioners providing  specific   Trust-wide school support where   needed:

  • Provide specific curriculum focused teaching and learning support
  • Be a leading practitioner in a specific field
  • Provide targeted support as directed by the TEO
  • Lead or support networks to develop Trust strategic priorities
  • Keep up-to-date with current practice and research
  • Develop materials to support Trust priorities
  • Be an advocate and champion for area of expertise
  • Promote our Trust
  • Live out our Trust values
  • Network Leads
  • NPQ coach

LDST Executive Headteacher

 

Sally Aspinwall

 

Mark Ward

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                  

 

Jenny Young

Alison Barron 

Alison Jackson

 

  • Specific school improvement responsibilities and will have, or be studying, the NPQEL
  • School improvement Trust wide. This will include the Education Officer in category 3 and 4 schools having delegated powers to make curriculum, finance, staffing etc decisions, as outlined in the support plan and scheme of delegation

                                                               

  • School improvement over two schools, where one is identified as requiring support. The role will include strategically  establishing the school-to-school partnership, managing Deputy Heads/Heads of Schools, leading workforce, finance, curriculum and pedagogy developments and directing the work of leaders

LDST Associate Headteacher 

  • An Associate HT is an experienced  leader in LDST, who provides formal support and mentoring to new HTs or to Acting HTs, to enable them to grow as leaders and challenge their decision making. They are not accountable for standards, but there to provided formal support as needed.  

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St James House, 20 St James Road, Liverpool, L1 7BY

Telephone: 0151 705 2175

Email: contactus@ldst.org.uk