Dean’s teaching and leadership expertise was gained whilst working in several Local Authorities; Lancashire, Shropshire, Sandwell, Worcestershire, Telford and Wrekin, Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen. Each different school and area has added a richness and diversity to his expertise that helps to focus on people as individuals and value all contributions from the school community.
Dean also works as a local leader of education and for Ofsted as a school inspector. This work continues to widen his experience and expertise that in turn contributes to the development of leaders within AtC. Working in partnership with a wider group of stakeholders is a key part of Dean’s vision for the Trust.
In his role as CEO of AtC Dean leads on the growth and development of the Trust to support sustained improvements in all Trust schools, working collaboratively with other schools and Trusts across the region, for the benefit of pupils, to provide the highest standard of education possible.
Jenny started her career as an apprentice for Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council. She decided she wanted to work in education after visiting schools with the councils Internal Audit team.
Jenny is married with one young son. Out of work she enjoys a variety of hobbies including sailing and kayaking. Jenny is a keen musician and has played in a variety of bands and ensembles over the years.
It was during these years as a consultant that Tracy developed her coaching and mentoring skills, working alongside schools experiencing difficulty and helping to steer them towards rapid and sustainable improved outcomes for children and families.
Tracy became Headteacher at Thames Primary Academy in 2010, moving onto Executive Headteacher at both Thames and Roseacre (on behalf of AtC) in 2019. In September 2020 after the successful merger of Thames and AtC, Tracy was appointed as Primary Director for AtC, continuing in her role as Executive Headteacher at both primary schools.
In this role, Tracy provides support and leadership expertise to the primary schools in the Trust, working collaboratively with other primaries across Blackpool and the surrounding areas. Tracy is a well respected leader in primary education with a vast experience of delivering high quality outcomes.
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