Bernadette O' Rourke

Bernadette O' Rourke

Bernadette is an experienced teacher who has taught across all Key Stages and has held the position of subject leader in Maths, RE and PSHE.  She is currently an Assistant Headteacher with responsibility for Key Stage 2 in a two-form entry Primary School in inner-city Birmingham.  Her role includes oversight of teaching and learning, monitoring, assessment, philosophy for pupils, curriculum design and performance management of staff with her phase.

Bernadette's specialism as an SLE is teaching and learning.

Bernadette has worked with new leaders across a number of schools and supported the development of teaching and learning in a range of settings.  She has offered training and support to teachers across her local cluster of schools on writing and the moderation of writing and maths.  She has also developed strong links with local secondary schools and devised a successful transition programme for Y6 pupils.