Ted Snell - English, Self Evaluation - Director of English, Outwood Grange Academies Trust

Ted’s current role involves working with English departments to raise attainment and accelerate rates of student progress, particularly in Key Stage 4, and working extensively with Headteachers and leadership teams in a range of school improvement initiatives, including preparation for inspections. His past roles have included working in two LAs as a senior School Improvement Adviser, a School Improvement Partner, accredited National Challenge Adviser and having an active role in school inspections.

Ted continues to work as Principal Examiner for GCSE English with the WJEC examination board, setting papers, leading and training teams of examiners and participating in exam board CPD work around the country. Much of the examination work feeds into the training and CPD work he does with English departments and in the classroom with students.