STRUCTURE

The Governing Board of the Lead School (West Exe School) will ultimately take responsibility for the financial management of the course and be accountable to the Department for Education and NCTL. Annual Grant return audits are carried out by an external group of Auditors on the behalf of NCTL.

COURSE MANAGEMENT BOARD

The Course Management Board meets on four occasions in each academic year at the Lead School and reports to the Lead School Governing body. The Course Management Board is representative of the SWTT SCITT ITT Partnership. The Course Management Board includes...

The Management Board has responsibility for...

SWTT SCITT is a member of OIA.

MEET THE MANAGEMENT

ASSOCIATE PROGRAMME MANAGER - ISOBEL PENTREATH

TEACHING EXPERIENCE: 30+ yrs
SWTT EXPERIENCE: 7yrs
Isobel studied Biological Sciences at Plymouth University and completed her PGCE in Science at Sheffield University. She is a both a chartered London teacher and a chartered biologist with the Royal Society of Biology. Her teaching career has been split between working in large multi-cultural comprehensives in outer London suburbs (Havering and Hounslow), and more recently in an Exeter school. Throughout her teaching career Isobel has had a variety of roles: PHSE co-ordinator, Examinations Officer, Head of Science, School mentor for ITT, Science Subject course tutor and Associate Programme Manager for SWTT SCITT.

Her passion within teaching is that of making challenging lessons interesting, stimulating curiosity and for students to desire to learn more through practical and theoretical approaches. As a teacher trainer she promotes the development of new teachers who will deliver outstanding and engaging lessons, where students make progress and attain their own goals. To this end whilst working in London her roles did included those of Senior Science Mentor with IOE, Teach First (London) and the GTP programme (Kingston University). In her role as Programme Manager Isobel leads a successful, forward thinking school centred teacher training scheme which develops and delivers highly regarded and resilient newly qualified teachers for local, regional and countrywide schools.
 

PROGRAMME MANAGER - CARRIE MCMILLAN

TEACHING EXPERIENCE: 23 years
SWTT EXPERIENCE: 4 years
Carrie studied English and History at Bath Spa University and completed her PGCE in English with Drama at Exeter University. She has taught at rural and city schools across Devon and Somerset in a variety of roles including Literacy Coordinator, Head of English and Assistant Headteacher responsible for Quality First Teaching. Additionally she has spent time as a School Improvement Consultant with Somerset Local Authority as part of the National Strategies and has served on the General Council of the National Association for the Teaching of English. Carrie is passionate about the need to train high quality teachers to serve in our schools as it’s teachers who have the biggest impact on children’s progress.