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ECM's team of outstanding permanent and associate education advisers are able to offer high quality skills and expertise to meet all your specific needs. Please search below to find a consultant to work with or contact us to help you find the right partner for you and your school.
Ann is currently the Headteacher of a primary school in Bolton, Lancashire. She has 12 years experience of highly successful school leadership. Prior to taking a school senior leadership role, Ann worked for the Local Authority School Improvement team. She has been associated with ECM since 2016.
Before becoming an independent consultant for ECM Anne has had much experience across the primary phase, including the Foundation Stage, as a teacher, head teacher, adviser and local authority manager.
Boo Edleston has worked in primary education for 25 years; She has been Headteacher of Pear Tree Primary School in Nantwich since 2016 and before that served as Head at Smallwood Church of England Primary for six years.
Christine joined ECM as an Associate Education Adviser in January 2015. She works with schools on all aspects of school improvement and leads training for school leaders, teachers and teaching assistants. She is passionate about helping leaders and teachers to improve what they do, in order to give all children the very best opportunities to succeed.
Claire Martin is based in the North West with over 21 years experience in primary education. She has taught across the primary age range at schools in Birmingham, Trafford, Chicago and Warrington, where she was deputy headteacher for four years.
David is a lead educational adviser for ECM. He has extensive experience of working with British Schools internationally. This has involved leading reviews of the effectiveness of schools in the USA, Thailand, Spain, Switzerland and China. David also an extensive range of leadership and management experience in a wide range of schools across many UK authorities.
Diane Pye joined ECM as an associate advisor in September 2018. She currently works as a headteacher of a primary school in Shropshire, which she took from Good (2012) to Outstanding in 2017. In addition to her headteacher role, Diane carries out school inspection work, both as a lead inspector and in team roles.
Elisabeth Fenwick joined ECM Education Consultants as an Associate Consultant in September 2015. Elisabeth’s main area of expertise is in Early Years and has led Early Years courses as well as working directly with schools in improving their provision. She also works with primary schools, primarily linked to leadership and management and the quality of teaching, learning and assessment. Elisabeth is passionate about ensuring that every child is given the best possible opportunities to achieve their very best.
Elizabeth has been Head-teacher of Little Aston Primary School near Sutton Coldfield in the West Midlands, since January 2005. Little Aston Primary is an average size, multi-ethnic primary school with 219 children on roll, excluding the Governor run pre-school 'Sparkletots'.
Emily is currently Assistant Head Teacher at St Bernard's Primary school. She has many years of experience teaching and leading in primary schools of varying contexts across Cheshire West and Chester and also in an international school in America
Gail has been an associate consultant at ECM since 2014 and has worked with schools in the UK and China. In her last post as headteacher of a successful Primary school in Cheshire West and Chester she was recognised by Ofsted as showing ‘visionary leadership’.
Jim has been a senior leader in secondary school for a considerable period of time. For many years he has worked for government agencies to lead the completion of quality assurance work in schools and to support the professional development of teachers and trainees.
Lesley Else joined ECM Education Consultants as an Associate Advisor in November 2016. Lesley is an accredited inspector and prior to this worked for three years with both Serco and CfBT inspection providers. She currently inspects across the Midlands and is qualified to lead short inspections of primary schools.
Liam Trippier is an experienced leader in education. He currently advises Headteachers and teachers, leads school reviews for local authorities, develops supportive professional materials and inspects schools
Louise works as an Associate with ECM. She has over 20 years’ experience in a wide range of schools with different contexts. Louise began collaborating early, as a leading teacher in the local authority, from there to deputy head, acting headteacher and finally to headship.
Mark joined ECM Education Consultants in 2015 and currently works as a leadership partner for a large number of schools in the north-west, providing support and advice in relation to all aspects of leadership and management and the quality of teaching.
Mike Dixon joined ECM Education Consultants as an associate in September 2015. Mike works with schools and leadership teams in the North West, to support leaders in their self-evaluation and help them in identifying priorities for school improvement. He leads training on a range of school leadership areas including staff appraisal, data and writing a school self- evaluation.
Nicola qualified as a teacher 20 years ago and has worked in a range of Primary schools since 2004. She has been in her current school since 2007 and has progressed successfully through classroom and leadership roles to her current position of Assistant Headteacher.
Nicola has over 20 years’ experience in teaching and supporting Professional Development across all primary phases. She has been a Deputy Head teacher, Literacy Adviser and Professional Development leader for a leading Educational Publisher
For over 23 years (with 20 of those as a deputy head and school leader) Ruth has taught and managed in a variety of settings including some of the most deprived and challenging catchment areas in the North West of England.
Sarah has joined the ECM Team as Primary English Advisor from Wirral Local Authority where her role has been English Consultant for the past 7 years. A teacher for 26 years, 3 in New Zealand, her experience spans all phases of the primary years (4-11).
Sarah has joined the ECM Team as Primary Mathematics Advisor from Wirral Local Authority where her role has been Mathematics Consultant for the past 7 years. A teacher for 17 years her experience spans all phases of the primary years (4-11).
Steve Jevons is currently deputy head teacher at St Bernard’s Primary school, Ellesmere Port. He is also Chair of the Cheshire West and Chester Senior Leaders group, in which he organises conferences to improve standards across CWaC Primary schools, he has experience as Acting Head.