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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.
As an experienced teacher in both primary and secondary phases, Amanda has had a breadth of experience. She has taught a range of subjects in both primary and secondary contexts and has been the Teacher in Charge of a SLCN Resource Base. As a senior leader, she had responsibility for Key Stage 3, Safeguarding, Primary Liaison and new teacher induction.
Through her experience as the former lead for The Harris Academy Chafford Hundred Teaching School, Amanda had extensive experience in leading training and development. She has led and designed mentoring programmes for School Direct, PGCE and NQTs. As part of her current 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. She is also a Home Office accredited WRAP trainer for the Prevent programme. Amanda leads on the NQT induction and the Future Teaching Scholars programme.
The job of an educator is to teach students to see vitality in themselves.