Secondary English


  • 10 years’ experience teaching Secondary English
  • Significant Middle Leadership experience as a TLR holder in English, Head of Department and Faculty Leader
  • Assistant Headteacher in a York Secondary School for 2 years


Sydney Smith School was removed from special measures and received a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating in its final inspection (Jan 2014)


  • Teaching and learning
  • English curriculum and assessment design
  • Strategies to raise achievement and improve pupil progress
  • Staff training, coaching and development


Jan 2013 – August 2014

Sydney Smith School, Hull


  • PiXL English Associate
  • Experienced AQA GCSE English Language examiner
  • Worked as Joint Subject Lead for English for the Pathfinder TSA from 2015-17
  • York ISSP Primary Project Co-ordinator and secondary masterclass teacher

For an informal, no obligation conversation, contact Sarah Clarke, Director of Teaching School on 01904 528663 or via email s.clarke@eborhope-tsa.org.

Sarah will be pleased to discuss ways in which we can use our collective expertise to support your school.

School to School Support

Supporting other schools and colleagues is fundamental in sharing great practice and improving teaching, learning and outcomes.

National Leaders of Education

NLEs are outstanding head teachers and principals who use their skills and experience to increase the leadership capacity of others school to help raise standards.

Join our Support Team

If you are interested in joining our team please contact: primary@eborhope-tsa.org or secondary@eborhope-tsa.org