Chief Executive and Executive Headteacher (Yorkshire Coast hub): Richard Ludlow is a National Leader of Education and has been head of three primary schools, latterly Robert Wilkinson Primary Academy which was graded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted at its last inspection. Richard has led the development of the Ebor Academy Trust since it was formed in December 2013. He is a Fellow of the National College for Teaching and Learning and has a track record of successfully leading, managing and improving primary schools. He has also established two international education partnerships, in Madrid and Singapore. Email: email@example.com
Executive Headteacher (Ebor Central hub): Gail Brown is a National Leader of Education and has over 20 years’ experience in primary education, having taught every age group. She has successfully led two schools, taking one from Good to Outstanding and, more recently, a school in Special Measures to Good in all areas. Gail has spent six years working within local authority context and as part of the Yorkshire and Humber Regional Adviser team, supporting, challenging and improving practice and provision. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Executive Headteacher (Ebor South hub): Dave Barber has 21 years’ experience in the primary sector, 11 of those in senior management positions. He has worked effectively across the full primary age range in six schools in a wide range of contexts. Dave has extensive experience of providing school to school support that has proved instrumental in bringing about positive change. He has recently been chair of his local learning alliance and a member of the North Yorkshire Education Partnership Board. Dave believes passionately in providing opportunities for young people to flourish and develop independent and collaborative learning skills. Email: email@example.com
Executive Headteacher (Ebor East Riding and The Humber hub): Jeanette Sutherland has been in teaching for over 30 years, having been the headteacher of Ofsted-rated Good Church of England primary schools for the last 16. She has coaching and ‘train the trainer’ expertise as a result of National College programmes and has supported new heads through the Professional Partner scheme. In addition to her career in schools, she has been an advisory teacher, a tutor on the Hull University PGCE course, coached on middle leadership programmes, and devised and led a leadership development programme for local schools. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tim is a former local newspaper photographer, reporter and editor. As well as handling marketing and public relations for Ebor and its schools, Tim is project lead for the Creative Arts Academy York, the city’s newest primary school, and project manages many of Ebor’s school conversions. Tim is also a director of ThreeFour Consultancy and is a school governor.