MEET THE TEAM

Wherever you reside, a Teach Again Programme Coordinator will be available to support your return to teaching or access the Teach Again School Experience Programme. All our coordinators have been fully vetted and are either experienced education managers, or former participants of the Teach Again programme with first-hand experience to share with you.

NORTHERN ENGLAND

NORTHERN ENGLAND

Kay Shaw

Founding Director and National Teach Again Programme Administrator


Kay is an experienced education and skills manager and adviser with over 22 years of experience in her field. Founder and Director of Teach Again Ltd, and driven to support teachers to return to teaching, she provides a national service to Teach Again and School Experience Programme applicants.

Sheree Matthews

Teach Again Programme Coordinator, North East England
Sheree is an experienced Teach Again Programme completer who successfully progressed in to employment at her placement school. As an advocate of the programme she is delighted to be able to support and share her experience with applicants in the North East of England.

Vicky McKinnon

Teach Again Programme Coordinator, North West England

Vicky is a part-time secondary PE teacher with leadership responsibilities and so is fully familiar with the ins and outs of education! Resident in Cheshire, she is able to support Teach Again applicants across Cheshire, Lancashire, Manchester and Merseyside.

Duncan Thomas

Teach Again Programme Coordinator, Scotland and Northern England
Duncan has extensive experience within the education sector as a leader and senior manager. He has a proven track record at both national and local level and provides a service to Teach Again applicants resident in Scotland and the Borders.

Anne Louise Booth

Teach Again Programme Coordinator, South Yorkshire
Anne is an experienced education manager of 21 years, with additional experience in training, inducting and mentoring staff. She is delighted to be able to support Teach Again programme applicants across South Yorkshire and surrounding counties.

Bradley Allan

Teach Again Programme Coordinator, West Yorkshire
Bradley has considerable experience in the education sector and a proven record of supporting, coaching, mentoring and training staff. He is resident in West Yorkshire and is able to support applicants within this locality.

MIDLANDS

Anthony Cox

Teach Again Programme Coordinator, Midlands
Anthony is a returning teacher with experience as a participant on the Teach Again programme. Local to Staffordshire, he supports Teach Again applicants across the Midlands.

Lynn Combes

Teach Again Programme Coordinator, Central and East Midlands

Lynn has sixteen years experience in education and is a former member of the Senior Management team at a secondary SEN school. Lynn supports Teach Again applicants in Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, and Rutland.

Stewart Parr

Teach Again Programme Coordinator, South East Midlands

Stewart has been working with young people and adults for nearly 30 years in teaching roles, educational support, curriculum development, pastoral care and mentoring and is happy to support Teach Again applicants in Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk and Hertfordshire.

 

LONDON, HOME COUNTIES AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Helen Cross

Teach Again Programme Coordinator, London and Home Counties
Helen is a highly experienced education and skills professional who believes that everyone has a right to the best education and skills training they can access, regardless of starting point or age. She is therefore committed to helping programme applicants in London and the Home Counties.

Carlene Bremner

Teach Again Programme Coordinator,  London, Surrey and Essex

Carlene is an early years specialist with Ofsted training as a bonus.  She lives in South London and is happy to support Teach Again applicants across London, Surrey and Essex.

 

 

Christianne Butler

Teach Again Programme Coordinator, South West England
Christianne is a returning teacher with experience as a participant on the Teach Again programme. Local to Gloucestershire, she supports Teach Again applicants resident in Gloucestershire and surrounding counties.


SOUTHERN ENGLAND

Kathy Iles

Teach Again Programme Coordinator, Cornwall and Devon
Kathy is an experienced Head Teacher with over 30 years’ experience in education. She has a history of developing staff and supporting their professional development, and is therefore delighted to be able to support returning teachers and aspiring school staff on to Teach Again programmes across Cornwall and Devon.

Mark Shaw

Teach Again Programme Coordinator, Devon and Cornwall

Mark is a former Head Teacher of 15 years with 33 years experience in the field of primary education. He is passionate about supporting staff development and has had the pleasure of working with many teachers, seeing them prosper and develop their careers. He is therefore delighted to join the Teach Again team and support applicants throughout Devon and Cornwall.

 

Helen Penney

Teach Again Programme Coordinator, Devon

As an educationalist and a former Chair of Governors, Helen recognises the valuable contribution that a teacher makes and that it is teachers who are the most valuable resource in any school. She is therefore committed to supporting Teach Again applicants in Devon and the surrounding localities.

 

Mark Trusson

Teach Again Programme Coordinator, Dorset

Mark is an experienced Head Teacher, Principal, Director and Chief Executive of an Academy and Trust, with his own education consultancy company. He is therefore perfectly qualified to mentor and support Teach Again applicants across Dorset and surrounding counties, and is delighted to do so!

 

Frances Burton

Teach Again Programme Coordinator, Dorset

Frances is an experienced educator with a firm understanding of schools and is delighted to be in a position to support Teach Again Ltd teachers and aspiring school staff across Dorset and nearby counties.

Steve Nelmes

Teach Again Programme Coordinator, Sussex

Steve is a former Head Teacher and is passionate about improving people’s life chances. He approached us directly with a request to work for Teach Again and we are very happy to have him on board to support Teach Again applicants in Sussex and neighbouring counties.