Meet The Team
Peter is Deputy Headteacher at Farlingaye High School, a large outstanding secondary school and is responsible for staffing, CPD and co-ordination of provision for NQT and trainees within the school. He is also the Co - Director of Farlingaye & Kesgrave Teaching School Alliance and has led the EAST SCITT since its inception and subsequent accreditation as an ITT provider. Peter has been teaching 17 years and has spent the last nine at senior leadership level. As well as teaching history in a wide variety of Suffolk schools across the full Ofsted range of grading he has engaged in a variety of professional opportunities including writing several textbooks, delivering CPD on a local and national level and a role as a senior examiner. In every role throughout his career he has worked with trainee teachers and is passionate about developing the next generation of teachers.
As Director he is responsible for overseeing the day to day workings of the training programmes that we deliver as well as working with East Anglian Schools Trust to establish the educational vision and values that underpin our work.
Jenny is our SCITT Coordinator, she joined Kesgrave High School in 2008 and has been an integral member of the Farlingaye & Kesgrave Teaching School Alliance since 2011. Her present role encompasses the operational coordination of the SCITT. Jenny has been a driving force in the establishment of the SCITT, from the early meetings with the DfE through to the arduous bid writing and review process. As well as an extensive knowledge of all things SCITT/UCAS related, Jenny takes pride in the supportive nurturing of applicants from their first early enquiries to acceptance onto the programme.
Her role includes supporting the Director and Primary Lead with coordination of all EAST SCITT activities such as communication with applicants, SCITT tutors and placement schools; organisation of recruitment and selection days; marketing strategy and finance.
Louise EverittPrimary Lead
Louise is Headteacher at Springfield Junior School, a 3 form entry outstanding Junior School in Ipswich. For the last 5 years, she has been the Strategic Lead for Springfield Teaching School Alliance and has been privileged to support EAST SCITT in the development of the Primary Programme. Louise has almost 20 years experience across Ipswich schools, teaching different ages and in a range of leadership positions. As part of her work for the Teaching School, she has delivered CPD on a number of areas of expertise and supported colleagues to improve their practice - from trainees and NQTs to leaders establishing their roles.
As Primary Lead, she is responsible for day to day responsibility for all primary elements of EAST SCITT. These include selection & recruitment, management of the primary programmes, delivery & training, assessment and quality assurance. Louise works closely with the SCITT Director to support the overall vision and the future growth of EAST SCITT.