Name: Warren Phillip Carratt CIPD ( CEO )
Warren is an experienced senior leader and manager and has worked across the public sector locally and nationally in education, local government and for the NHS. Warren has delivered successful strategic projects and cultivated partnership; led and managed social care provision within a Children’s Services context; and has extensive experience of strategic commissioning and workforce development.
Name: Tracey Brooke (Designated Deputy CEO & Chief Finance Officer)
Tracey has significant knowledge and experience of working in and across Government and its agencies, with over 22 years proven track record in the design, development and delivery of a range of flagship government education and skills policies and interventions. Tracey was a Senior DfE Policy Advisor and Project Manager and developed strong partnership working with the Prime Minister’s office and the Treasury. She was also responsible for successfully managing a budget of nearly £1billion of public funds and is a qualified Marketing Professional. In her time at the Department for Education, as Assistant Director in Free Schools Group, she was responsible for 27 Academies in Pre-Opening. In that role she was the policy lead for Academy Admission arrangements, Academy Governance (including clearance of Memorandum & Articles of Association), Divisional finances, Pre-Opening guidance/training and Programme & Project Management arrangements.
Name: Clare Southwell ( Executive Support to Nexus MAT )
Clare has worked in administration for many years. She moved into the school sector in 1996 and transferred to Hilltop School in 2000 where she was the Business Manager for 15 years. She has also been a Clerk to Governors since 1996 and was a Parent Governor at her daughter’s school. Clare has seen numerous changes in school administration and governance over the years, but enjoys the challenges that arise and is proud of the service given by the school office teams to support our staff, pupils and their families.
Name: Diane Hyner ( Senior Clerk )
Diane has worked in local government all of her working life and the last 25 years in Safeguarding Children and Families services. For the last 10 years prior to taking early retirement Diane was the Support Services Manager with responsibility for ensuring appropriate and adequate business support for the service. Diane has been involved in the many changes and improvements to the service and is proud of the support now offered to the teams. Diane is looking forward to the new challenge of being part of the LGB at Kelford School where she hopes she can use her skills to make a positive contribution.
Name: Ian Burns (Information Governance and Strategic ICT Lead)
Ian Burns has worked in the education sector for over 18 years specialising in ICT support and development within local authorities and Academy trusts. His current roles include the ICT Manager for Abbey school, Nexus MAT strategic ICT Lead and SLE for SEN and ICT for learners first.
Name: Jill Walker (School Improvement Commissioner)
Jill has been teaching for 24 years and has taught in Primary, Secondary and Special Education. Jill has worked in Special Educational Needs for over 12 years – both in Mainstream and Special schools. She has the National SENCO PGCE and has worked as SENCO in schools for 6 years. Additionally Jill is a qualified Specialist Leader in Behaviour and Attendance. Jill continues to use Action Research to develop procedures within schools at all levels.
Name: Richard Webster (Strategic Development Lead)
Richard has worked in special education since 2001 and before that in both Prison and Further Education. He was brought up in the east riding but moved to this area around 1998 for work purposes.
Richard now lives in North Lincolnshire with his family and a number of lively animals that keep him busy outside of work. Richard also enjoys football, fishing and DIY;
Richard has been involved in a number of exciting projects over the years related to education; including starting a new residential special school, developing a small 19-25 college facility , managing multi-site provision and also implementing high impact person centred planning tools. Richard hopes he can bring some of his experience to benefit the ambitions of Nexus MAT as a whole.
Richard holds a Master’s in Education as well as the NPQH
Name: Victoria Morris ( Extended Services Manager)
Victoria has worker in Children’s Services for the last 14yrs, initially working in Adult and Community Learning. Over the last eight years Victoria has worked within Rotherham’s Parenting team, leading and developing the Parenting offer. and managing the Targeted Family Support Team. During the last two years Victoria worked as an Early Help Team Manager responsible for leading a multi-agency team of professionals in a locality area, to deliver the Early Help offer ensuring the delivery of high quality services that meet the needs of children and families and lead to positive outcomes.
Name: Dawn Allan ( Extended Services Coordinator)
Dawn has worked at Kelford School since 2003. Dawn worked 1-1 in classroom for 6 years. Dawn was appointed Receptionist in 2009 where her role has been eventful and varied, working alongside parents to achieve what is best for their child. Dawn has over the past 9 years delivered youth clubs and summer schools as part of the youth services. In Sept 2017 Dawn was successful in being appointed Extended Services Coordinator for Nexus. Exciting times ahead for our Children and Young People who will be given the opportunity to access after school clubs and holiday provision.