Progress Schools appoint Charlotte Barton as interim managing director

National alternative education provider, Progress Schools, has recently appointed Charlotte Barton as interim managing director of their growing school network. The post will see Charlotte lead on the ambitious strategic development of the alternative provision provider. Charlotte, who has been with Progress Schools since its inception in 2016, was previously the

September start for ASFA’s new head

The Academy of St Francis of Assisi (ASFA), which is part of All Saints Multi Academy Trust, has appointed Jo Leech as the new headteacher. Jo Leech, who is currently deputy headteacher at Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School, will take on the position full-time in September 2022.Originally from Hampshire, Jo began

St Mary’s appoint new headteacher

Mr Kevin Maddocks joined St Mary’s, which is part of Holy Family Catholic Multi Academy Trust, towards the end of last term. He was previously headteacher at The Academy of St Francis of Assisi in Liverpool. Mr Maddocks said: “I am thrilled to join St Mary’s Catholic College at this exciting

Abbot’s Lea School kickstarts the term with new recruits

Abbot’s Lea School is excited to welcome new colleagues to its team, including three new classroom assistants under the Kickstart Scheme.The Kickstart Scheme offers six-month jobs for young people aged 16 to 24 years old who are currently claiming Universal Credit and, without organisations opening opportunities to them, may be

Social mobility charity appoints former OVO marketing chief as CMO

Leading social mobility charity Speakers for Schools has appointed Dan Walsh as its new chief marketing officer. Walsh arrives from OVO Energy, where he was Head of Brand Marketing for SSE.  Prior to that Walsh was head of marketing for BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra before becoming head of marketing for