Jo Bridgeman

Lead Subject Mentor for Art & Design

Jo was previously an AST in Art and she is currently a SLE for teaching and learning. She has organised a range of programmes to help improve teachers and move them towards a grade 1. This has included running a 2-1 programme and an outstanding conference.

Zena Coxon

Lead Subject Mentor for Modern Foreign Languages

Zena began her teaching career as a teacher of Modern Foreign Languages at Mayflower High School in 1998. Whilst teaching French and Spanish at Mayflower High School she also held a pastoral post of Assistant Head of Year and Second in Department as well as head of French. Zena also mentored a number of trainee teachers and Newly Qualified Teachers during this time.

Robert Daniels

Lead Subject Mentor for Computer Science

Originally from Middlesbrough, Robert graduated with a degree in Music Technology (BSc) from Leeds Metropolitan University before working as a Deputy Manager for a large entertainment company in both Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and Sunderland, then relocating to Essex in 2012.

Jo Shepherd

Lead Subject Mentor for Media Studies

Jo completed her PGCE at Manchester University in English and TESOL.

Jennifer Turl

Lead Subject Mentor for Geography

Jennifer Turl started her career in teaching as a GTP trainee before working at Plume, Maldon’s Community Academy, for six years, where she taught Geography and was the Professional Mentor.

Adam Selby

Lead Subject Mentor for Drama

Adam started his teaching career in Lincoln in 2015 before venturing south just a year later. He is currently Head of Drama at Chelmsford County High School for Girls and has been for the past two years

Emma Currie

Lead Subject Mentor for Design & Technology

Emma completed her degree in Fashion Studies from the London College of Fashion in 2003, and went on to work as an Assistant Buyer. 

Emma Ford

Lead Subject Mentor for Maths

After finishing college, Emma worked in London for two years in Private Banking. When she had reached as far as she could without a degree, she went to the University of Greenwich to study for a Maths Bsc.

Jane Rothman

Lead Subject Mentor for Psychology

Jane Rothman graduated from Leeds University before completing her PGCE in Science at Nottingham University in 1992 (PGCEs in Psychology were almost unheard of in 1992). 

Joe Woodley

Lead Subject Mentor for History

Joe has been a teacher for nearly five years now, and has recently moved into the role of Lead Practitioner of Humanities at Helena Romanes School in Dunmow.

Nicole Morrish

Lead Subject Mentor for Religious Studies

Nicole graduated with a degree in Philosophy and History from Cardiff University in 2007. It was at Moulsham High School (MHS) that she completed a GTP in Religious Studies. 

Oliver Winkworth

Lead Subject Mentor for Science

Oliver worked for six years in the City of London for a pension fund management company before switching to a teaching career. He graduated from Canterbury Christ Church in 2002 with a BSc 2.1 and worked his way to Director of Science at his previous school in Thurrock.

Paul Ellis

Lead Subject Mentor for English

Paul commenced his English teaching career via the ITT route, completing the Mid Essex SCITT course in September 2004. After a short spell as an Early Careers teacher at Chelmer Valley High School, Chelmsford, he was promoted to the role of Key Stage Three Co-ordinator for English. 

Ryan Sutton

Lead Subject Mentor for PE

Ryan graduated from Essex University with a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science and went on to train as a PE teacher with MEITT at Notley High School in 2008.

Mid Essex ITT

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