Specialist Leaders of Education

Specialist Leaders of Education (SLE) are appointed by the lead teaching school in an alliance. To become an SLE they must be a senior or middle leader and successfully demonstrate their specialism(s) in an interview process. They can then be deployed in schools that would like support in their specialist area. For further details and costings, please e-mail tsa@thedales.northumberland.sch.uk
  • Mrs Laura Askew

    Assistant Head Teacher - Collingwood School and Media Arts College

    Specialism: Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

  • Mrs Charlotte Beattie

    Assistant Head Teacher / SENDCO - Sunningdale School

    Specialism: Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

  • Mrs Natalie Harrison

    Acting Head Teacher - Hexham East First School

    Specialisms: Leadership of Curriculum, English and Assessment

  • Miss Rachel Hartley

    Teacher with Leadership Responsibilities - The Dales School

    Specialisms: Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) and Classroom Management

  • Mrs Janet Simpson

    Assistant Head - The Dales School

    Specialisms: Behaviour and Inclusion

  • Mr James Waller

    Deputy Head Teacher - Sunningdale School

    Specialisms:Leadership of continuing professional development (CPD), Leadership of curriculum, Special Educational Needs and Disabilites (SEND), Initial teacher training (ITT) and newly qualified (NQT) development, Assessment