'Melanie was supportive in my monitoring role'.
Melanie is currently Head of School at Seal Primary Academy in Selsey, West Sussex. Melanie is involved in leading the fantastic team 4 days a week, while the Headteacher carries out his role within TKAT. Melanie was appointed as Deputy Headteacher at Seal Primary Academy in April 2014. Prior to this she had a role in a leadership capacity as both Assistant Headteacher and Phase 2 Leader. Melanie joined the Leadership team at Seal Primary School in September 2010 and continued to work as part of the leadership team with senior leaders when the school converted to Academy status in April 2012.
Melanie has been part of a leadership team that moved a failing school to ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features in 18 months. She is committed and motivated to make a difference in other TKAT schools on wider scale and therefore has a positive impact on the learning and education of a larger number of children, not just the children within her school.
As a member of the SLT and Mathematics subject lead, Melanie has worked closely with the Literacy lead in developing her leadership skills. She has worked alongside other Senior leaders in the whole school development of Teaching and Learning within the school. Melanie gained SLE Accreditation in March 2015.
Areas of expertise:
- Development of Teaching and Learning in the Primary setting
- Coaching and mentoring
- Planning alongside year groups, following a data analysis to move progress and learning forward
- Maths subject leadership areas of experience
Recent deployment/outreach work:
Melanie has been involved in the regular monitoring visits of another TKAT Primary school and is currently working with a group of Middle Leaders supporting them in their roles in school.
Currently involved in:
- Working with a group of Middle Leaders supporting them in their roles of Mathematics, Literacy and EYFS leadership.