Claire Gordon - Leader of Teaching & Learning, Glasshoughton Infant Academy

Currently employed as a Leader of Teaching and Learning at Glasshoughton Infant Academy, Claire's role entails improving standards across Early Years and KS1 by monitoring coaching and mentoring teachers including NQT’s and ITT students. She is also responsible for leading Literacy across the school and monitors teaching and learning and implements new schemes and strategies to improve the standard of achievement.

During her career Claire has experienced leading a team of teachers and support staff in Reception to ensure continuous provision and adult led activities were of an outstanding quality. Furthermore, Claire has worked effectively with a neighbouring school in order to improve standards in their Early Years unit through coaching and mentoring.