Meet the Team
TEACHER TRAINING TEAM
Jo Palmer Tweed
Executive Director - You’ll see plenty of Jo in your training year and beyond! She prides herself on making the training fit your individual needs and getting to know you all.
Headteacher, Runwell Community Primary School - Sasha is Head of our lead school, she is really enthusiastic about teacher training, you’ll see plenty of her in your centre-based training.
Secondary Recruitment Officer and Senior Administrator - Any questions/enquiries regarding recruitment please let me know as I am always happy to help. I can help with most queries, but will be able to point you in the right direction if not. If you call the office out of the normal office hours you will likely be speaking to me.
Finance Officer and Data Protection Officer - If you have any finance questions then please let me know and I will be happy to help. I am working from the office at the moment while the rest of the team work remotely to keep us safe, so if you call the office number between 9am - 2pm, you will likely be speaking to me. I can help with most queries, but if I cannot help then I will make sure you get to speak to the right person.
Primary Recruitment Officer and Office Manager - Any questions regarding primary recruitment please ask I am happy to help and if I cannot answer I will point you in the right direction.
Personal Assistant to the Executive Director and Marketing Officer - I’m new to the team but not new to teacher training having spent the last four years recruiting and supporting secondary trainees in Southend, I am delighted to be working with Essex and Thames SCITT.
Regional Manager and Assessment Only Programme Lead - I’m a Southend girl through and through! Along with Southend, I oversee Thurrock and Outer London, an eclectic and diverse mix of schools! I’ll guide you through your training period and smooth the way for you.
Regional Manager and NQT Programme Lead
Academic Lead, Wellbeing Lead and Lecturer, Personal Tutor
Secondary Programme Lead, Marketing and IT Manager, Personal Tutor
Secondary Programme Lead and Personal Tutor
Team Dog - Castor is a therapy dog and he will support your training year with walks and plenty of wags on demand.
Teaching School Headteachers
Diane Rochford OBEJohn F Kennedy Special School
Julia JonesBarons Court Teaching School Barons Court Primary School and Nursery
Paul HaymanSETSA South Essex Teaching School Alliance
Westcliff High School for Girls
Debbie Rogan OBEWickford Teaching School Alliance Hearts House
2 Mount Road
Peter MalcolmSETI South Essex Teaching Institute
Rayleigh Primary School