Holy Family Catholic Multi Academy Trust (HFCMAT) has appointed Klare Rufo as the director for development and improvement.
Klare joins from the Archdiocese of Liverpool Primary School Improvement Trust where she was the primary trust advisor and led over 180 catholic schools in the Liverpool City Region.
The director for development and improvement role will see Klare raising standards and improve the quality of education across the schools within the Trust, these include St John Plessington Catholic College in Bebington, St Mary’s Catholic College in Wallasey, Our Lady of Pity RC Primary School in Greasby, St Bernard’s RC Primary School in Ellesmere Port and St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Oxton.
Klare will also lead the strategic vision for Inspire Learning Teaching School Hub, Ignite Institute and Maths Hub North West, which are part of the Trust.
With 20 years’ experience in education, Klare specialises in building collaborative partnerships, systems and processes for the benefit of children and teachers.
She is passionate about inspiring teachers to be the best version of themselves and has a keen interest in continuous professional development (CPD) and will ensure schools within the Trust, and schools in the wider community, have access to best the CPD available.
Klare Rufo said: “I am delighted to join Holy Family Catholic Multi Academy Trust at this exciting time. My role will support all aspects of the Trust and I am looking forward to achieving the highest standard of education for our young people.
“Through Inspire Learning Teaching School Hub and Ignite Institute, we want to bring the joy back into teaching and make it a profession to be proud of and so, we will further develop our offer of innovative and bespoke professional development programmes in order to meet the ever changing needs of schools in the region.”
CEO of HFCMAT, Andy Moor said: “It is a pleasure to welcome Klare into the Trust family.
“Her expertise will be fantastic as we work to support the system and bring exciting collaborative opportunities to all our schools. Klare’s vision for education completely aligns with ours and so this is a really exciting time for the trust. I look forward to what we will achieve together over the coming years.”