Sophie has worked for Mid Essex ITT since 2014 when she was appointed as the Marketing, Recruitment and Adminstration Officer, a newly-created role to help boost the number of trainee teachers in local schools. After graduating in Psychology from University College London, Sophie went on to work in a number of student support roles. She was the Co-ordinator of London Nightline, a telephone helpline for students, for two years, and went on to chair the National Nightline Association.
Holly Sutton has been teaching at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form since 2007. During this time, Holly has fulfilled a range of roles and responsibilities.
Steve is an experienced senior leader and has worked in a number of Essex schools for the past 17 years. He has a keen interest in teacher training and supporting new teachers within the profession.
Stewart Haines is one of MEITT's Course Tutors. He is a Science teacher and has previously held the roles of Assistant Curriculum Leader for Science and Assistant Professional Tutor at Clacton Coastal Academy.
Ciara joined MEITT in September 2019 as a course administrator, and provides invaluable support to the academic team and to trainees.
Julie Rickards joined MEITT as a part-time course administrator in September 2020, working alongside Ciara to support the MEITT team of Course Tutors, Programme Manager and Director.
Ashley Brett is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Greenwich. He has worked within the Primary and Early Years Foundation Stage education sector for 25 years, as a primary school teacher, an education consultant for a local authority and as a deputy head teacher.