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Executive Team

Jon Hills

CEO & Headteacher at Holy Trinity C of E Primary School

Jon has over thirteen years of experience as a Headteacher in two different primary schools. He holds the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH); has taught across the full primary age range and has held senior leadership roles in several junior schools.  His present school is rated good by Ofsted Nov 2016 and outstanding by SIAMS Jan 2017. In addition to leading his own school, Jon has supported one outstanding Infants school (Autumn 2015) and another GOOD primary school (summer & autumn 2016) as Interim Headteacher. His experience and opportunities as an Ofsted Inspector, Governor at Fordway Pupil Referral Unit and Woking Deanery rep on the Diocesan Board of Education provide a wide breadth of experience to support school improvement.

 


Sue Knight

Headteacher, Crawley Ridge Junior School

Sue was appointed as Headteacher in April 2018, following a successful year and a half as Acting Headteacher and then Head of School. She has had a long association with the school and leads a vibrant team with a strong commitment to school improvement. Sue studied history at the University of Warwick followed by a Post Graduate Certificate of Education at the West London Institute of Education. As well as teaching, Sue has worked in the Civil Service with a variety of roles including that of a workplace counsellor.  Sue is now working on her NPQH with an emphasis on curriculum development

Naomi Ezzard

Headteacher, Windlesham Village Infant School

Naomi has been Headteacher at Windlesham since January 2014. She holds the National Professional Qualification for Headship and has previously worked as Headteacher in two church schools; an all-through primary school and an infant school.  Naomi has a BA(Hons) in Modern Languages and European Studies. Her present school, Windlesham Village Infants, is rated OUTSTANDING by Ofsted She leads an energetic team of infant specialists, who value first-hand experiences and outdoor learning.

Siobhan McGann

Headteacher, Connaught Junior School

Siobhan McGann has been in teaching for over twenty years. She was appointed Headteacher at Connaught in April 2018 after a successful year as Head of School, using her experience of teaching and leading in state and private schools in both England and New Zealand. Siobhan leads an innovative team of staff and pupils at Connaught, always striving for excellence. She has a particular passion for creative teaching methods and outdoor learning, developing the school grounds to extend and enhance the children’s learning opportunities.  Siobhan is presently undertaking her NPQH with a particular focus on mastery teaching & learning and the development of growth mind-sets.

Benedict O'Shea

Crawley Ridge Infant School

Ben newly joined TAMAT following the appointment of him as the Headteacher of Crawley Ridge Infant School from September 2021. Previously he was an Assistant Headteacher at a very large Primary school in London overseeing Early Years and lower Key Stage 1. Ben has successfully completed both NPQML and NPQSL courses and is currently studying a Masters in Educational Leadership. In 2019, Ben was awarded status of Specialist Leader of Education in early reading and maths. He is committed to securing the best outcomes for pupils and is an avid believer in learning through play and experiences. Ben has the support of a committed governing body alongside a skilled professional team of teachers and support staff. Crawley Ridge Infants is rated OUTSTANDING by Ofsted.

Gina Buxton

Chief Financial Officer

Gina is an experienced and qualified senior Business Manager. She has worked in both maintained and academy settings and is passionate about ensuring financial security and delivering best value in schools to support teaching and learning. Prior to becoming a School Business Manager, Gina worked in a variety of Marketing and Customer Service focused management roles in the private sector and brings a solid commercial awareness to help support TAMAT’s business strategy.

Ann Johnstone

Compliance Officer

Ann is an experienced Business Manager who has worked in both maintained and academy schools. Prior to joining TAMAT Ann helped form the first primary academy in Surrey Heath. Over the three years of TAMAT she has secured funding from the DFE for many projects improving TAMAT schools.