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Mary Coulson

St Mary’s & St John’s CE School
Main Phase: Secondary
Designated Specialism: Geography

Pen portrait: I have been teaching Geography as a qualified teacher for 9 years. I taught at St Marylebone CE School for a total of 8 years, during which I was Head of Geography for 3 years and then Head of Humanities for 2 years.

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Rosana Nunez Rivas

Westminster Academy
Main Phase: Secondary
Designated Specialism: MFL

Pen portrait: I have been Curriculum Co-ordinator at Westminster Academy since September 2011. As a Curriculum Co-ordinator, I have been able to share my teaching and learning experience and have led on improvements not only with colleagues in my department, but also with colleagues in other institutions.

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Jordana Zubaida

Westminster Academy
Main Phase: Secondary
Designated Specialism: Behaviour for Learning/MFL

Pen portrait: I have been an MFL subject teacher at Westminster Academy for the past 7 years. I have also been Behaviour for Learning Lead for two years. I have led various INSET in school with regards to BfL and have worked with Paddington Academy in order to further develop our behaviour policy.

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Sunday Ellis

The St Marylebone CE Secondary School
Main Phase: Secondary
Designated Specialism: History & Student Voice

Pen portrait: I am a former Head of History and Citizenship and have previously held responsibility for the whole school co-ordination of Every Child Matters and the National Strategy. I am a teacher of History but have also taught Citizenship and Media Studies in a range of schools in London and Cornwall.

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Hannah Jeens

The St Marylebone CE Secondary School
Main Phase: Secondary
Designated Specialism: English

Pen portrait: I am a former Head of English with many years of successful teaching experience. I am currently assisting with NQT training across St Marylebone school, working with trainees and mentors in many different subject areas.

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Jenny Laurie

The St Marylebone CE School
Main Phase: Secondary
Designated Specialism: Maths

Pen portrait: I am a former Advanced Skills Teacher, currently the Head of Maths and Assistant Head in charge of data and progress. As an AST I have worked within primary schools to help develop intervention schemes which have led to improved achievement at KS1 and 2.

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Dolores (Dolly) Tobin

Edward Wilson
Main Phase: Primary
Designated Specialisms: MFL & Spanish

Pen portrait: I am a former Advanced Skills Teacher and have been MFL Co-ordinator for six years with many years of successful teaching experience in Spanish and all other areas of the primary curriculum. I am an Accredited Teacher for the Asset Languages assessment scheme.

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Sonia George

The St Marylebone CE School
Main Phase: Secondary
Designated Specialisms: Dance and SLT

Pen portrait: I am a currently an Assistant Head teacher with nine years experience as a Senior Leader and an Advanced Skills Teacher of Dance. My areas of expertise are wide ranging and include leading the schools 3 specialisms – Arts, Maths and Computing and SEN, setting up a co-located Special School and Teaching and Learning.

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Steve Price

The St Marylebone CE School
Main Phase: Secondary
Designated specialism: Science

Pen portrait: I am a former Advanced Skills Teacher, Head of Science and Director of Sixth Form with many years of successful teaching experience. I am also an AST assessor.

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Joanne Henderson

The St Marylebone CE School
Main Phase: Secondary
Designated specialisms: RS & Sociology

Pen portrait: I am a former Advanced Skills Teacher, Head of RS and Head of Humanities Faculty with many years of successful teaching experience.

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Vicky Cerdeno

The St Marylebone CE School
Main Phase: Secondary
Designated specialism: Textiles

Pen portrait: I am an experienced Art teacher and Textiles Head of Learning. As a former AST I have carried out support work and outreach work in a variety of primary and secondary schools within Westminster.

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Alice Goodman

The St Marylebone CE School
Main Phase: Secondary & Primary
Designated specialism: Drama

Pen portrait: I am a currently a Head of Drama with 5 years experience as a middle leader. I have been teaching at St Marylebone for 2 years. My areas of expertise range from developing new curriculum and improving results to using Drama to stimulate students in other curriculum areas.

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Waheeda Shaikh

The St Marylebone CE School
Main Phase: Secondary
Designated specialism: ICT/Computing

Pen portrait: I am experienced ICT teacher, Head of Media Studies and the ICT Cross Curricular leader at St Marylebone School. I have always achieved excellent results and shared good practice with colleagues and supported them in doing the same.

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Gonzalo Valenzuela

All Souls CE Primary School
Main Phase: Primary
Designated specialism: MFL – Spanish

Pen Portrait: I currently teach at All Souls CofE Primary School where I am the Coordinator responsible for the MFL Spanish curriculum across the entire school; however my experience ranges from beginner to GCSE-level, including the Spanish Language components of the European Language Programme/ European Language Portfolio.

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Suzanne Li-In-Oy

The St Marylebone CE School
Main Phase: Secondary
Designated specialism: Maths

Pen portrait: I am an experienced Maths teacher achieving QTS in 2009 and I joined St Marylebone School as an NQT. I am an established mentor for training PGCE, School Direct and NQT teachers at St Marylebone and other schools in the local area as well as working to develop others within the Maths Hub.

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Stephanie Cubbin

The St Marylebone CE School
Main Phase: Secondary
Designated specialism: Art

Pen portrait: I am a former Advanced Skills Teacher, Head of Art and Design Faculty with many years of successful teaching experience. Most recently I have been carrying out support work and outreach in primary and secondary schools in Westminster.

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Joan Telford

Phoenix High School
Main Phase: Primary & Secondary
Designated specialism: Maths

Pen portrait: I am a former Mathematics Coordinator and Local Authority Advisory Teacher for both Primary and Secondary schools. In these roles I provided practical Mathematics support to Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 teachers and delivered INSET to other Coordinators across the Borough.

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Julie Cope

St Dominic’s Sixth Form College
Main Phase: Secondary
Designated specialism: Art

Pen portrait: I have been an Art, Design & Technology and History of Art specialist at St. Dominic’s Sixth form college for 15 years. I have recently worked alongside the heads of Art & D&T in local secondary schools, with the aim of helping them to raise their results and share good practice. Within Art, I have worked with both primary & secondary schools in the Harrow area and initiated a series of innovative activities.

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Sarah Halon

St Dominic’s Sixth Form College
Main Phase: Secondary & A-Level
Designated specialism: Psychology and Middle Leadership Development

Pen portrait: I have been a Psychology teacher at St Dominic’s Sixth Form College for seven years, and am currently Head of Ancient and Modern Studies. My role involves maintaining high quality teaching and learning, curriculum delivery and planning, and supporting and developing students and staff in the department. During the last ten years I have mentored many student teachers supporting their first steps into classroom practice and helping to develop their skills in line with the teaching standards.

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Dan Healy

The St Marylebone CE School
Main Phase: Secondary
Designated specialism: Geography

Pen portrait: I am Head of Geography at St Marylebone, having taught at the school for five years. My role involves developing and implementing curriculum changes in Key Stage 4 and 5, whilst monitoring student progress and attainment across the department.

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Sian White

Westminster Cathedral RC Primary School
Main Phase: Primary
Designated specialism: EYFS, KS1 & Phonics

Pen portrait: I am a Year 2 class teacher, Phonics Leader, EYFS Leader and KS1 Phase Leader at Westminster Cathedral RC Primary School. Prior to this, I was a Reception class teacher, a Year 1 class teacher and an English language teacher in Japan. I have a fundamental understanding of the principles of high quality teaching and learning in EYFS and KS1 and a commitment to raising attainment in this phase, including Phonics more specifically.

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Helena Shaw

St. Dominic’s Sixth Form Centre
Main Phase: Secondary & FE
Designated specialism: Geography

Pen portrait: I have been a Head of Subject at St. Dominic’s Sixth form college for 12 years and the Head of Geography since 2010. I run stretch and challenge workshops for my students, embed stretch and challenge into my lessons and work to promote independent learning, all of which will be increasingly important with the new linear Geography A level.

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Laura Jeffrey

The St Marylebone CE School
Main Phase: Secondary
Designated specialism: Science & STEM

Pen portrait: I have been teaching at St Marylebone School for 4 years, teaching Science across KS3 & KS4 and specialising in Biology at KS5. Recently I extended my responsibilities to incorporate both STEM in Science and Curriculum Development Manager for Science.

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Richard Lake

The St Marylebone CE School
Main Phase: Secondary
Designated specialism: Music

Pen portrait: I am Director of Music at St Marylebone CE School, a high achieving comprehensive known for its busy and vibrant Music Department. Music is a popular choice and successfully taught at GCSE and A Level with a number of our students going on to study Music in higher education.

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Birte Meyer

The St Marylebone CE School
Main Phase: Secondary
Designated specialism: Art and Design

Pen portrait: I am currently in charge of the Sixth Form Art & Design Department at St Marylebone where I have been teaching since 1997. At St Marylebone I have gained comprehensive understanding of the Art Curriculum’s progression through all Key Stage.

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Elizabeth Montsumi

The St Marylebone CE School
Main Phase: Secondary
Designated specialism: Dance

Pen portrait: I have worked as a Dance Teacher for 18 years, teaching all age ranges but speciallsing in Secondary and 6th Form, especially GCSE and A Level Dance. My students have been making outstanding progress, and my GCSE and A Level results have been consistently strong, particularly in the last 8 years.

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