Nicola is Assistant Headteacher at an inner-city Birmingham Primary School.
She has taught in a number of inner-city schools across Birmingham, has experience of teaching and leading across the key stages and has held many management responsibilities including lower key stage 2 phase leader and assessment co-ordinator.
Nicola's area of specialism as an SLE is ITT & NQT development.
She has significant experience of mentoring and coaching, through her roles as a School Based Tutor for trainees from a number of ITT institutions, NQT mentor and as a facilitator of the Improving and Outstanding Teacher Programmes.
Nicola has delivered training to support NQTs and students with improving their practice and has also helped to develop and refine our TSA School Direct PGCE teacher training programme.