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. You can contact the management team at admin1@teachagain.co.uk

Denise Dransfield 

National Teach Again Programme Manager

Denise has 30 years’ experience in education and management, across all key stages. Her key areas are Music and SEND teaching, and she strongly believes in supporting individuals with personalised programmes. Denise has a very professional approach to managing the Teach Again programme, and she will provide you with the confidence and the means of enabling you to return to the career you love.

Contact Denise at admin1@teachagain.co.uk or on 07507414574

NORTHERN ENGLAND AND MIDLANDS

NORTHERN ENGLAND

Kay Shaw

Founding Director and National Teach Again Programme Administrator

Tel: 07904 085182

Kay is an experienced education and skills manager and adviser with over 23 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.

Keith Worrall

Teach Again Programme Coordinator, West Yorkshire

Keith has considerable experience in the education sector as an Ofsted inspector and school improvement officer and partner. He is resident in West Yorkshire and is able to professionally and effectively support applicants within this locality.

SOUTHERN ENGLAND

Sarah Gorbutt

Teach Again Programme Coordinator, SE London and Kent. Sarah is a recently retired Head Teacher and a highly experienced education and skills professional who as a newly appointed Head moved her school from RI to Outstanding within 4 years. She is committed to staff development and happy to support applicants in London.

Marlene Douglas

Teach Again Programme Coordinator, South London Marlene has worked within education for over 18 years across voluntary, community, public and the private sector. Much of her work has included training and developing volunteers, youth workers, mentors and tutors, and so she is well placed and delighted to support Teach again applicants in South London.

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 Gloucesters

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.

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.