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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.

Elaine Carmichael

Headteacher, Crawley Ridge Infant School

Elaine was appointed as Headteacher in September 2020, having been a member of staff at Crawley Ridge Infants for more than 15 years, including several years as part of the Senior Leadership Team. She had taught previously for over 15 years both in the state and private sectors, across the Pre-School and Primary age ranges, in England and in her native Scotland. She is committed to securing the best outcomes for pupils and ensuring that they develop into confident citizens of the future. Elaine 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.


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.

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.