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Amanda Aylett

Amanda Aylett

STEM Faculty Lead and North East Mentor Lead

When will you see Amanda?

Mandy is Teaching School Lead at Harris Academy Chafford Hundred and she will be at your Summer School induction. She runs sessions on almost every training day at Harris Westminster, and performs observations in placement schools.


An experienced teacher in both primary and secondary phases, Amanda has had a breadth of experience. She is a senior leader and has had responsibility for Key Stage 3, Safeguarding, Primary Liaison and supporting NQTs in their first year of teaching. She enjoys working with new entrants to the profession and is privileged to have been a part of their journeys in becoming confident and accomplished teachers.

Training Experience

As the lead for The Harris Academy Chafford Hundred Teaching School Amanda has extensive experience in leading training and development. She has led and designed mentoring programmes for School Direct, PGCE and NQTs. As part of her role Amanda has coached mentors across the Federation and in a range of contexts with a view to increase capacity for school based mentoring. She brings a key insight and wider perspective regarding the role of all stakeholders involved in Initial Teacher Education.

The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves.
Joseph Campbell

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