Krissi Carter Coaching Profile

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Krissi Carter

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Coaching Bio

Krissi is a trauma-informed Results and Executive Wellbeing Coach who is dedicated to helping leaders navigate the challenges of the post-pandemic workforce worldwide. With a firm belief that everyone has experienced stress and trauma in their own way, Krissi focusses on coaching leaders who are under increased pressure to achieve the results that they desire.

In her coaching practice, Krissi takes a collaborative approach, actively engaging with her clients to identify and address blind spots and limiting beliefs. By leveraging a range of tools and techniques, Krissi ensures that her clients are able to maximize their potential.

Coaching Experience

Krissi has 15 years of coaching experience and is a Fellow of the Association for Coaching, Master Practitioner of the EMCC and Institute Fellow Accredited for Mentoring and Coaching with the Institute of Leadership (formally ILM). Krissi coaches leaders in both the public and private sector across the world and is committed to collaborating with them in achieving their personal, professional and organisational goals. She is currently working towards the ICF PCC.

Career Experience

Krissi has over 20 years of experience working in education, with 15 years in senior leadership roles and 7 years as headteacher. Krissi has a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities in the education sector, as well as successfully leading her school through the pandemic and beyond. During her time as headteacher, she led her school to some of the strongest results in its history, demonstrating her ability to drive academic excellence.

Krissi’s experience spans diverse settings from city schools in South London to the seaside town of Brighton and the rural surroundings of Shropshire. She also navigated the unique dynamics of leading her community school in a selective area.

Coaching Accreditations

Positive Intelligence

Coaching Tools

Trauma-Informed Coach (The Centre for Healing)

Primary Certificate in Coaching Supervision (IAFPD)

The Power of Coaching Facilitator Accreditation (NCSL)

6 Types of Working Genius

Krissi has the unique ability to be able to hone my strengths and tackle my leadership weaknesses by understanding the kind of leader I am and adjusting her coaching style accordingly. Krissi knew what I wanted to improve on but also what I was reticent to improve upon because it put me outside of my comfort zone. Through regular and reflective sessions, I was able to take myself out of this comfort zone and recognise this in myself. Coaching with Krissi has not only allowed me to gain recognition of my leadership abilities but also to recognise these same traits and values in those I now lead myself. The experience and guidance she gave me prepared me to step into a headship.

Principal

Krissi coached me to develop beyond my specified role to have a school-wide impact, focusing on the achievement and aspirations of KS4 students to improve uptake at Sixth Form and simultaneously alleviate budgetary pressures to the extent that we could improve our curriculum offer. Her guidance led not only to my successful completion of the NPQSL project but also to successfully applying for Deputy Headship and Head of School.

Head of School

Krissi is the most inspirational leader I have ever worked with.

Vice Principal


Adanna Onuekwusi Coaching Profile

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Adanna Onuekwusi

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Coaching Bio

Adanna is a person-centred coach who is passionate about working with leaders and organisations genuinely committed to creating long-lasting social change. She has a particular interest in exploring how the relationship between identity, language and wellbeing shape personal and professional experiences. Adanna is committed to supporting ambitious people to lead with impact and compassion, without compromising their authentic sense of self or sacrificing their wellbeing.

Coaching Experience

Adanna is an ICF-accredited coach who works with middle and senior leaders on both personal and professional development. She currently coaches executive headteachers on their NPQEL journey. Adanna has also worked with senior leaders in a range of other sectors, including law, medicine, and the charity sector, as well as with business owners. This has given her a broad insight into the realities of the challenges faced by leaders today and developed her skill set in coaching on a wide range of areas including applying for promotion, preparing for board presentations, work-life balance, career change, being a senior leader in a MAT, dealing with microaggressions, and more.

Career Experience

Adanna has 18 years of experience in education in a range of schools and contexts. This includes an MA in Language, Ethnicity & Education and as an English teacher, and middle and senior leader, including Advanced Skills Teacher accreditation. She is experienced in working on national projects to address social inequity for young people inside and outside of education, including with Sutton Trust and with leading national children’s charities, such as Barnardo’s.  Adanna also serves as a school governor and is on the board of trustees for Mandala Theatre Company, an organisation committed to championing social justice for young people through the arts.

Coaching Qualifications

ICF ACC

Coaching Accreditations

DISC

Key figures in a leader’s development are crucial and I can definitely attest to all three leaders you worked with being more outward-looking, clear, and decisive as a result of working with you. Thank you for your impact!

Executive Headteacher, London

Discovering the impact I have on the school as a leader has led to increased job satisfaction and self-validation. Thank you.

Assistant Headteacher

Supportive, non-directive, yet always ending session with a positive direct outcome or resolution.

L.B., Headteacher, London


Katherine Brown Coaching Profile

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Katherine Brown

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Coaching Bio

Katherine Brown is a SEND Specialist who is passionate about Global and Sustainable Education practices and experiences. Alongside her BEd Primary Hons with QTS, MA Education SEN and Inclusion and NASENCo qualification she is a L7 Executive Coach and Mentor. She is a company director of Ceasar Coaching Appraising Training Services Ltd.(CCATS) and works with schools to provide the training and coaching service they need in order to maximise their use of resources and meet the needs of pupils: Transforming challenges into success stories which benefit school communities.

Coaching Experience

Kat is an experienced coach, working with SENDCOs and school leaders to create holistic, sustainable education practices which allow for a healthy work life balance whilst ensuring the need of children are met. She also works with pupils with SEND and their families as Kat believes that in taking a multifaceted approach, the community benefits further and it allows ideas and learning to be shared making progress collaborative and as a result more sustainable.

Career Experience

With a background in Primary education and SEND co-ordination, Kat has worked in schools across the Southwest UK and abroad (India and Kuwait) gaining a broad awareness of international education practices and the needs of educators.

Coaching Qualifications

ILM L7

Coaching Accreditations

Currently undertaking Positive Intelligence training.

For Thinking Pitstops and MBTI I have done training and use these to augment my coaching but do not hold official qualifications.

As my coach you have been: Intuitive, Supportive, Confident. Empathetic, Easy to understand, Easy to talk to and Pro-active. You changed how I think!

Tom, Outdoor Education Lead

Being a SENDCo is hard work and there is so much to do but I now recognise the progress I am making and am able to support pupil progress in a way which works for everyone in school…I no longer feel guilty not taking work home with me.

Cathleen, SENDCo


Amy Jeetley Coaching Profile

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Amy Jeetley

Amy Jeetley

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Coaching Bio

Amy has a unique blend of skills which she utilises to profoundly transform the inner world of her clients, which in turn translates into their outer world of career, relationships and family life. Using pioneering techniques in energy field coaching, transformational life coaching and health coaching Amy, is able to, through intuition and inquisition, gain insight into limiting beliefs, patterns and other behaviours that restrict her clients reaching their full potential. Amy listens with compassion, warmth and empathy. Her holistic coaching style, along with the toolkit she offers, leaves clients with increased capacity to feel well, to be more and do more.

Coaching Experience

Amy has experience of being an educational coach for 14 years for teachers, aspiring leaders, middle leaders and recently head teachers. Prior to education, as a business manager, she coached high performance staff to achieve targets and hence departmental performance figures. Amy has been coaching people on wellness, limiting beliefs, patterns and inner transformation, for over 20 years and she currently continues to coach people from the education, business and sports sector on their inner journey of transformation.

Career Experience

Amy started her career in sales and advertising, quickly moving into larger blue chip companies and becoming a sales coach and business manager. Her career spans the retail sector, recruitment, where she became a project manager, and customer services sector. Every step of the way, Amy was able to coach staff for improved performance, confidence and resilience. Having spent 14 years in the education sector Amy has experience of being a science teacher, lead practitioner, extended SLT member, whole school coach and trainer. She is now an induction tutor and professional mentor for Early Career Teachers and trainee teachers, coaching and mentoring them, as well as their subject mentors on all matters teaching and learning, confidence, self esteem and wellness.

Coaching Qualifications

ICF MCC

Masters in Coaching

Transformational Coach

Other

Coaching Accreditations

Certified Transformational Life Coach using psychometric analyses; Advanced Energy Field Therapist developing the power of the heart and mind through visualisation and meditation; understanding self and others through the eyes of subtle energy movements and influences; Accredited Diploma in Health Coaching; Accredited member of the ACCPH.

Amy’s coaching sessions are unique because they provided me with a holistic approach to my wellbeing and professional development. Amy helped to calm my racing mind with strategies that allowed me to be centred and in the moment. After every session, I always felt as though a weight had been lifted off my shoulders. When Amy outlined the concept of energy exchanges, she helped me to see the link between this and the work I did. That was a real eye-opener.
Amy has a very calm approach to coaching and operates from an intuitive position. I heartily recommend Amy’s style of coaching.

B.Y. Deputy Head, Leader, Coach and Trainer

The sessions with Amy allowed me to reflect on my thoughts and beliefs. I learnt how to accept and forgive myself, mistakes and others. The things I have learnt will stay with me for a lifetime.

J.W. Personal Trainer and Sales Consultant

I was coached by Amy Jeetley for 6 weeks last year. The time I spent with her really helped me manage stressful situations. She taught me life strategies to use such as breathing exercises, visualisations and meditation. I found her to be reliable, caring and motivational. I would highly recommend her as a coach in these areas.

R.K. Executive Headteacher


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Navdeep Sanghara Coaching Profile

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Navdeep Sanghara

Navdeep Sanghara

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Coaching Bio

Thank you for expressing an interest in taking your leadership skills to the next level and make a lasting impact on the education system. For over two decades my own leadership journey has taken me from teaching assistant to CEO and over this time I have had the privilege of coaching and mentoring many leaders. Working together we can design an offer to empower you to lead with integrity and values. Imagine having the tools and knowledge to create a positive, inclusive school culture that inspires and motivates your team. Imagine being able to navigate the complexities of the modern education system with ease and confidence. With coaching support, all of this is possible.

Coaching Experience

I have coached many leaders throughout my career including supporting many senior leaders to secure their Headships. This coaching has been within the organisations I have served and for wider national networks such as Challenge Partners, Greater London Authority, Ambition School Leadership and more recently my own coaching organisation Holistic Leadership. My coaching philosophy centres on people-focussed coaching supporting the individual to reflect on past narratives and stories and releasing beliefs that aren’t useful. The focus of coaching has included:

  • Shaping future goals and dreams for your career, leadership, relationships and life.
  • Supporting your application process for leadership positions.
  • Developing an authentic leadership style which leans into emotional vulnerability and resilience.
  • Developing tools to lead a lifestyle to compliment leadership.
  • Communicating effectively and growing networks.
  • Holding others to account with compassion.
  • Empowering and motivating others.

Career Experience

I began my journey in education as a teaching assistant and over the next seven years working in various leadership roles until securing my first Headship in 2012. Since then I have taken on Executive Leadership roles in and across Trusts and become a Trust CEO in January 2021. Throughout it all I have endeavoured to model values-based leadership, raise communities and empower others in leadership and life.

Coaching Qualifications

EMCC


Narinder Gill Coaching Profile

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Narinder Gill

Narinder Gill

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Coaching Bio

Coaching for me is about connecting with people, inspiring them to do their best whilst challenging them to come up with their own answers. I have regular supervision and have a coach myself. I believe supervision enables me to reflect upon my own coaching biases and how these may impact upon my style.

Development of head teachers new to the role – Approaches include developing a ‘growth mind set’ through embedding the strategies and behaviours needed to successfully embrace change, persevere in the face of adversity, acquire mental toughness and bounce back from setbacks.

Working with middle and senior leaders – Develop strategic plans including succession planning, that embed the vision and values of the organisation; Work with aspiring leaders through a blend of individual coaching, training and group seminars which develops individual skills and behaviours, challenging habits, ultimately extending leadership credibility and impact.

Coaching and strategic mentoring for personal growth: focused upon challenging, encouraging and defining personal direction. The individual is empowered through developing their resourcefulness, choices, control and confidence.

Coaching Experience

Headship and Executive leadership development – currently working with 6 individual Local Authority schools:

Jan 2018 – Executive coaching CEO of Academy trust, coaching programme for senior leaders, business team.

Aug 2015 –Development coach Ambition Institute – on-going (coaching future leaders)

May 2018 – Senior leader on maternity leave (career transition New York) – on going

April 2018 – Women leaders programme – Jordan (through ICF/Princes Trust programme) – on going

June 2017 – 2019: Chartered tax accountant and Managing Director

2017 – Created and lead a training programme, ILM 5 verified with a focus upon well-being, developing healthy mindsets (embedded within neuroscience research) for directors and leaders

October 2016: Solicitor (Sole practitioner and Owner)

Sept 2015: Registered Care Manager

Voluntary Sector work
May 2017: Through ICF: Member of the Cabinet Office: Government Communication Service (on-going)

March 2017: Princes Trust: Mentoring on the International Leadership Programme (Jordan) (on-going)

March 2020: Project5 NHS coaching during a crises

Supervision Experience
August 2015 – September 2016 NHS commissioner (CCG)

September 2016 – 2 coaches

2018 onwards – Leaders with coaching commitments (currently 3)

Career Experience

Curriculum Foundation – Not for profit
Sept 2016 – current: Strategic Director: Developing a world class curriculum locally, nationally and internationally. Currently working with the Ministry of Education in South Sudan

Sept 2017 – Presented paper at 14th UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development University of Oxford

June 2019 – Key note presentation at the Leeds CPD Teaching and Learning conference with focus upon: How local context and school community directly influence curriculum design; How ‘executive coaching’ can be utilised as a core leadership intervention to maximise potential, enabling leaders to lead with integrity, influencing the ethical climate; and how leaders can shape school culture and climate for sustained change, optimising well-being and resilience

Sept 2019 – Presented paper at 2019 UKFIET International Conference focused upon development of SEL in war torn countries

May 2020 – Associate consultant Asian Development Bank – reviewing CPLD plan for Bangladesh Government

Career History: 2013 – current

Director of Inspiring Generations
In 2013 I became the Principal owner of Inspiring Generations. I am passionate about developing and inspiring future leaders. As a trainer, consultant and business coach I work at an individual and organisational level, with a proven track record of improving outcomes across a range of industries.

Director and owner of Bluebird Care Wakefield and Kirklees
Providing strategic direction to the development of a professional culture within the health and social care field. Monitoring outcomes and impact of service providing care at home. Currently have 35 staff that I employ.

School Improvement Director (part time) September 2020 Elevate Multi Academy Trust, N Yorkshire

Strategy School Improvement Consultant Sept 2019 Elevate Multi Academy Trust, N Yorkshire.

September 2013 – August 31st 2018 Executive leadership coach for the head teacher and senior leaders
Hunslet Moor Primary School, Leeds

September 2005 – August 31st 2013 Head teacher
Hunslet Moor Primary School, Leeds.

January 2005 – August 2005 Acting Head teacher
Chapel Allerton Primary School. Leeds

September 2002 – Dec 2004
Learning and Development Consultant, associate Adviser for Birmingham LEA and Educational Associate for the Educational Development Unit, St Martin’s College, Ambleside

Key achievements
Led and reported to international research study for University of Birmingham and Birmingham LEA – led group of teachers to Amsterdam to compare Early Years Practise as part of their Masters.

Successfully developed and led 2 day courses for Middle Management and teaching assistants for leading Education Authorities

Coached and Mentored head teachers and senior leaders in school improvement and the change process across the country.

Sept 2001- Aug 2002 Educational Consultant, Birmingham LEA
Developed and led coaching and mentoring programme to support new head and deputy through transitional period at Aston Tower Primary School

Jan 2001 – Aug 2001 Acting Head teacher
Aston Tower Primary school, Birmingham was deputy Sept 2000 – Dec 2000.

Jan 1999 – Aug 2000 (Oct 1995 – Dec 1998 Deputy Project Leader)
Project leader: Raising standards project Sandwell LEA – Single Regeneration Funding
Led the strategic growth of the project
Provided a coherent and consistent professional development pathway for all teachers involved
Developed and led successfully a model of continued professional development – written and published in Education 3-13 vol 29, June 2001

Sept 1992 – Oct 1995: Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator
Cronehills Primary School: Sandwell LEA

April 1989 – June 1989: Part time Psychology Tutor, University of Leicester
For 2 assessed options of Certificate in Psychology – Psychology and the Law, Grief and Loss

Coaching Qualifications

Senior Practitioner Coach and mentor – European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) May 2020

MBIT (Multiple Brain Integration Techniques) – professional certified to coach – November 2019

Certified Coach- International Coaching Federation (ICF) – PCC Dec 2018

Dot B Foundation Mindfulness trained (Mindfulness in schools)- 2016

Post Graduate Certificate in Coaching and Business – University of Chester 2012

National Professional Qualification for Head teachers 2003, NCSL

Member of British Psychological Service – Special group of Coaching -1989

Member of North Yorkshire Coaching forum and Coaching York 2018

I have worked with Narinder for many years. She is a fantastic coach and I can not recommend her enough. She’s helped me through making some very tough career moves over the years and is just a brilliant lady and friend. She deserves all the success in the world. To get the best out of yourself or your work force, do not hesitate to use Narinder!

Lynsey Bashforth, Solicitor

Narinder’s rich experience in the education sector combined with her strength in coaching at a Post Graduate level, come together in a rich and truly fulfilling experience for those lucky enough to be coached by her. Narinder’s ability to hold you in the moment, to face directly into your current challenges, and then to find resourceful solutions within yourself, are incredible – a genuine strength of hers.

Matthew Radley, Founder


Asma Maqsood-Shah Coaching Profile

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Asma Maqsood-Shah

Asma Maqsood-Shah

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Coaching Bio

I am a strong advocate of lifelong learning and its importance in developing confident, self-motivated individuals who are active participants in an inclusive society. Coaching, I believe, is guided by mutual respect and trust. To this end, I strive to create a positive process and environment whereby the individuals I coach can and will be comfortable examining issues more deeply, think differently and then use that to define their own solutions to complicated challenges. It is a developmental partnership that helps individuals/leaders to get to where they want to get by channelling the best within them.

Coaching Experience

I have been coaching for over 4 years. Much of my coaching experience has been within the education sector and of senior leaders including headteachers and executive heads. However, I have also been coaching 2 company directors regularly for almost four years. In addition, I have extensive experience in coaching middle leaders and supporting schools (both primary and secondary) in building capacity within their leadership teams and raising standards. My philosophy is that coaching is an experiential and highly personalised process aimed to support and advance individuals and teams’ capacity to achieve short- and long-term goals. I have a track record of doing this successfully within my schools and beyond.

Career Experience

I am currently a serving headteacher of two 3 form entry schools with a keen passion for developing people. I have successfully completed several qualifications whilst working in schools in order to enhance my own practice; including a professional qualified executive coaching programme and NPQH and currently completing the NPQEL programme. I am a leadership trainer for my Trust and currently I am developing and delivering a leadership development programme for another Trust. I am also very proud of my position as an Associate Professional for CRED at Leeds Beckett University. Most recently, I have taken on the role of a Director/Trustee of a MAT. All that I do including coaching allows me to fulfil my passion for developing people.

Coaching Qualifications

ILM L7 Executive Coaching

As a coach, Asma is caring, dynamic and always able to keep the session on track to achieve agreed goals.

Samia Al-Hakam, Assistant Headteacher (secondary)

Asma is able to adapt her coaching to deal with varied responses to complex situations and scenarios in order to support and challenge me to get the most out of every session.

Catherine Hale, Headteacher

She is able to work with and coach individuals and groups of leaders with many positive outcomes for our organisation.

Neil Campbell, Company Director


Catherine Blayney Coaching Profile

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Catherine Blayney

Catherine Blayney

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Coaching Bio

Cath’s approach to coaching is systemic eclectic – every client, conversation and journey is unique, and this notion is at the heart of her coaching practice. Her goal as an executive coach is to create a highly enabling partnership, by applying the principles of a Thinking Environment to her practice. This supports the creation of a psychologically safe space, that allows clients to think clearly, identify solutions and challenge limiting assumptions.

Coaching Experience

Cath trained as an executive coach and started a coaching business after completing the Executive coaching course at Henley Business school. She is a qualified Thinking Partner using Nancy Kline’s Time to Think approach and she uses this in both 1:1 and group coaching. Cath coaches leaders across a range of sectors, taking a values-led approach to improve self-awareness, self-confidence and to support the development of an inclusive culture in the workplace.

Career Experience

Having taught across the primary key stages and becoming an Advanced Skills Teacher, Cath spent 4 years in school leadership, including being the Headteacher of a 2 form entry primary school in London. She has also been a governor for a school within a local MAT. In addition to her coaching business, Inclusive Leadership Coaching, she coaches a range of schools and MAT leadership teams on the Anti-Racist School Award at Leeds Beckett University. She also holds a Masters in Special and Inclusive Education.

Coaching Qualifications

ILM L7

Other

Coaching Tools

Qualified Time to Think Thinking partner

I always thought I knew what effective coaching looked like until I worked with Cath. Her ability to always ask the right questions at the right time to get me to uncover deeper issues is so powerful, and I always leave our sessions ready to take action.

SA, Diversity and Inclusion Manager

Within a few seconds of speaking to Cath I find myself sharing my true thoughts. I feel relaxed, and comfortable but also challenged to look at things differently. Cath is able to get me to view situations almost from an external lens which I have felt is really helpful… I find myself reflecting on what we discussed for weeks after the session and can see the benefits daily in my behaviour in the work place.

FM, Recruitment Business Partner


Amanda Wilson Coaching Profile

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Amanda Wilson

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Coaching Bio

Amanda is the headteacher of St Alfege with St Peter’s CofE Primary School and has 25 years’ experience in the education sector. She is a qualified coach with an MA in Coaching and Mentoring from Oxford Brookes University and is an EMCC Senior Practitioner. She has a track record for supporting teachers in securing leadership roles, and providing a space for leaders to work through the range of challenges that they encounter daily. Amanda’s coaching style goes beyond the surface of achieving goals and through the use of Transactional Analysis focuses on the behaviours that influence decisions.

Coaching Experience

Amanda has been coaching for over 17 years, working with both educators and those in the business sector. In 2023 she completed her Masters in Coaching and Mentoring with Oxford Brookes University. Her dissertation focussed on understanding the coaching experience for Black headteachers working in UK schools. Amanda has a keen interest in Transactional Analysis (TA) and is currently training to be a psychotherapist. She uses her knowledge of TA to help her clients identify the thoughts and behaviours that may be preventing them from moving forward and work through solutions that will bring about lasting change.

Career Experience

Amanda is the headteacher of St Alfege with St Peter’s CofE Primary School and has over 25 years’ experience in the education sector. She is the founder of the First 100 Days Headteachers Conference, an annual event aimed at supporting new and aspiring headteachers. In 2023 Amanda published the book Letters to a Young Generation: Aspiring School Leaders which aims to encourage the next generation of Black school leaders. Amanda is a member of the Royal Borough of Greenwich Educate Against Racism group whose aim is to make a difference in schools by addressing racial biases and imbalances.

Coaching Qualifications

Masters in Coaching

After a number of knock backs I was starting to lose direction and needed to refocus. A coach was suggested and Amanda was recommended amongst others. After our initial meeting I chose her as I liked the way she quickly got down to business. I think it’s really important that you chose someone you feel comfortable with. I was not expecting to focus on my personal life but over the course of our work certain aspects came up, as they linked to the way I work, which was fascinating. Amanda provided challenge throughout these sessions and really helped me to reflect deeply. I feel I have grown as a person as well as regained my focus on the next steps of my career. I look forward to working with Amanda again in the near future. I would 100% recommend Amanda as a coach.

Laura, Curriculum Lead, Wirral

My name is Denise Deane and this is the first time that I have taken part in coaching. When I started the sessions, I did not really have any ideas or anticipate the effect it would have and also the impact that it would have on my life. I felt very comfortable opening up and discussing what is quite personal aspects of my work life. I have been with my employer for twenty-two years. During the coaching, Amanda questioned me and encouraged me to ask questions. The coaching also helped me to focus my mind on what is important and what I want, for me. Amanda listened to me. Helped me to stay focused. I then had clear goals and an aim in sight. Although, I have only had three sessions, I know that they helped me to be confident and have a vision. By the end of my second session, I had applied for a new job, which I got. I was well prepared for the application and the interview. My colleagues at my current job have noticed the difference in me. Recently, I have made some important life changes that I probably wouldn’t have done. I am so much happier than I have been in a long time. I want to say a huge ‘thank you’ for your support. I start my new post in January 2022.

Denise, Newly appointed SENCO, Kent

Working with Amanda was one of the most valuable learning experiences in my career to date. Her straight-talking, lead-by-example approach made her a leader that had the respect of all her staff and the wider school community and ensured that the standards in our school were extremely high. As I have developed in my career, progressing through the early stages of leadership, Amanda has frequently helped me with mentorship and coaching over the years. If ever I encounter a situation where I feel like I need the expertise of somebody more experienced, Amanda is always my first port-of-call. What I am most grateful for, is that Amanda doesn’t just tell me how to deal with issues, she coaches me through things to enable me to develop my own skillset to use in the future.

Laura, Assistant Headteacher, London