Meet The Team
MA Education Studies,
Post Graduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs Coordination,
BSc (Hons) Open,
PGCE Secondary, ICT
Dave has worked in secondary education for 15 years gaining extensive experience teaching and leaderships in both classroom and specialist settings. He is passionate about giving every child the opportunity to succeed, no matter what barriers they need to overcome, supporting them to engage in their learning and achieve their full potential.
Maths Lead Teacher
BSc (Hons) Maths
Sara has 10 years experience of working in education. Sara has graduated from Manchester University in 2009 with a degree in Mathematics. She has taught maths at Key Stages 3,4 and 5.
Behaviour and Designated Safeguarding Lead
L3 Diploma Residential Childcare
Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Trainer
Josh has extensive experience of working with children and young people in both education and residential settings. This has included leading behaviour teams and teaching groups of students. He also leads our Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training programme.
Citizenship and PHSE teacher
BA (Hons) Primary Education
Level 4 Diploma, Residential Care
Trained in Kim Golding, Attachment and Trauma
Vicky Graduated from Sunderland University, in 2020, with a degree in Primary Education. Vicky chose to work in residential care following leaving University as she is passionate about giving children with the highest needs to most help. She's looking forward to using her experience of that in an educational setting where she feels she can really have an impact.
English Lead Teacher
BA (HONS) English Studies
PGCE English Secondary
Amy has 17 years experience of working in education.
She graduated from Teesside University in 2004 with a degree in English Studies.
Amy has experience teaching English at Key Stages 3 and 4
PE Lead Teacher,
BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching
PGCE Physical Education
James graduated from Northumbria University in 2016 with a First Class honours in Sport Coaching. He is a qualified PE teacher with 7 years experience in schools, teaching Key stages 3 and 4 predominantly. James holds the accolade of ‘Invested Education table tennis champion’ and endeavours to improve sporting achievement across the school.
Teacher and Wellbeing Lead
BA (Hons) Geography
PGCE Primary Education
Keith has been with Invested Education since January 2022. He has more than 20 years previous experience working with young people in schools and enjoys his current role in developing an holistic approach to education with a particular focus on the wellbeing of the students and staff at Invested Education.
Apprentice Teaching Assistant
Faith has joined Invested Education as part of her teaching assistant apprenticeship. She has experience in a wide range of working environments and is excited to build her career as part of the Invested team.
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