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Annie Williams

Position: Assistant Headteacher
Location: Mary Rose Academy

Current Responsibilities:

  • Teaching and learning leader for 2-19
  • Lead for the Portsmouth SEN Support Partnership
  • Curriculum, progress and pastoral lead for post 16 provision
  • Educational visits co-ordinator
  • Deputy DSL

Experiences in Leading Improvements in Learning and Teaching:

  • I regularly lead whole school developments in teaching and learning including both teacher and teaching assistant CPD sessions.
  • I lead teaching and learning sessions for whole staff team on inset days.
  • I am a facilitator for the Outstanding and Improving teacher programmes and I have run 4 programmes of the OTP.
  • I am a facilitator for the ‘Power of Coaching’ module of the OTP and lead on coaching within our school.
  • I have lead on the development of opportunities for staff to take part in joint practice development including working within learning 3s.
  • I regularly observe lessons, including learning walks and feedback to staff and have had my judgements quality assured by both Ofsted and Challenge Partners.
  • I have taken part in two challenge partner reviews as a joint reviewer and am trained to carry out challenge partner reviews in other schools.
  • I have worked with a number of other schools to provide training, advice and support for staff as part of the PSENSP.

What are your Specific Areas of Expertise?

  • Teaching and learning – SEN and mainstream
  • Developing community links and partnerships
  • SEND
  • Post 16
  • PE