Andrew was appointed a Director in December 2012 and has daughter at the school. He is a Chartered Accountant and is Managing Director of a software company. Andrew is Vice Chair of the Finance Committee.
Tony Gray – CEO, Teignmouth Learning Trust
Tony has taken up a new role as Chief Executive Officer of the Trust after 5 years as Executive Principal of Teignmouth Community School, and before that 8 years as Principal of Teignmouth Community College. He has worked in 2 other Devon schools: as Deputy Headteacher at Teign School, and Principal at Holsworthy Community College, since moving down from The Castle School, Somerset in 1994. Tony’s connection with the school began in 1995 as a local resident of Teignmouth and parent with his son attending the college.
Pat is a retired Primary Head Teacher, with 20 years of headship experience within the London Borough of Richmond-upon-Thames. She led 2 schools at either end of the socio-economic spectrum, working closely with the LA to set up loose federations with the LA Secondary Schools in order to improve the process of transition between KS2 and KS3. Pat is Portfolio Holder for the Early Years portfolio.
Pip Kerr – Chair of Directors
Pip was appointed as a Director in December 2016 and became Chair of Directors in October 2018. She has two children at the school. Pip works in Corporate Social Responsibility for a multi-national IT company and as part of this manages corporate school partnerships in Reading and Leatherhead. Pip is Deputy Portfolio Holder for two portfolios: Outcomes for Children and Other Learners, and Early Years.
Vic Millard – Vice Chair of Directors
After a career in marketing and operations on the boards of commercial retail and catering businesses, Vic is now semi-retired and involved in the home care of looked after children in Devon. He has been a Governor/Director of the school for many years. Vic was appointed Vice Chair of Directors in May 2016 and is Portfolio Holder for the Effectiveness of Leadership and Management portfolio, Portfolio Holder for Financial Resources and Physical Resources, and Chair of the Finance Committee.
Sarah became a Director of Teignmouth Community School in 2013 having previously served as a Parent Governor of Teignmouth Community College, prior to it becoming an academy. She was a Parent Governor of Shaldon Primary School for six years and has four children, two of whom are currently studying at University and one still studying at the school. Sarah is Portfolio Holder for the Effectiveness of Teaching, Learning and Assessment portfolio and the school’s Student Safeguarding Officer.
Mark was appointed to the Board as a Director in December 2014, and was Chair of Directors from May 2016 until stepping down from the role in September 2018. He has been a police officer with Devon and Cornwall Constabulary since 1995 and is currently Chief Inspector. His most recent roles include Head of Policing in Teignbridge; Head of Operations Training at Middlemoor; and as a management consultant to the National Policing Improvement Agency. Mark has two children studying at the school. Mark is Portfolio Holder for Outcomes for Children and Other Learners, which incorporates Performance, SEN, and Disadvantaged Students, and Deputy for Effectiveness of Leadership and Management.
Jon Newman – Acting Principal, Exeter Road
Katy Quinn – Principal, Mill Lane
Katy is the Principal of Teignmouth Community School, Mill Lane. Prior to her appointment as a Director in October 2016, Katy also served as Company Secretary to the Trust and was part of the team who effected the academisation of the then Teignmouth Community College and Inverteign Primary School in March 2011. Katy is a longstanding member of the school leadership, having previously held the position of Assistant Principal at Exeter Road.
Sarah Sabourin – Director Responsible for Safeguarding
Sarah was appointed as a Director in October 2018. She has two children at the school. Sarah works as a Devon Magistrate and is also a foster carer for Devon County Council. She is involved in the training and development of new carers, and is a member of strategy groups for The Special Guardianship Team and The Devon Foster Care Association. Sarah is the Director Responsible for Safeguarding.
Mike Stean – Director Responsible for Children in Care
Mike was appointed as a Director in December 2016. He is a long-term Teignmouth resident whose children previously attended the then Teignmouth Community College. Mike is recently retired from NHS Mental Health Services and has an interest in children’s wellbeing and learning. He is a mentor with Early Help for Mental Health; a volunteer at a primary school; and a volunteer with Year 7 and 8 accelerated readers at TCS. Mike is the Portfolio Holder for the Personal Development, Welfare and Behaviour portfolio, and Portfolio Holder for the Human Resources portfolio. He is also the Director Responsible for Children in Care.
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