Finchingfield Academy Teaching & Learning Council
|Name||Appointed date and term of office||Appointing body||Details|
|Lisa Vohmann- Chair||12/10/2020 (4 years)||Appointed by Board||Lisa is currently a self-employed, sole practicing architecture. She gained her bachelor and master’s degrees in architecture in the late 1990’s. Lisa’s daughter attended first Finchingfield Pre School and then the Pre School and tyhen the Primary School and that is where her interest in supporting the school community was borne. Firstly, as the Chair of the preschool committee, then as a Parent Governor at the Primary School, progressing to Vice and now Chair. Lisa is passionate about supporting this school to deliver the best possible primary school experience to our children.|
|Michael Mitchell- Co-Vice Chair||01/04/2020 (4 years)||Appointed by Trust||Michael is Co-Vice Chair, and appointed to the T & L Council Governors by Finchingfield Parochial Church Council. He has two sons at Finchingfield in the upper and lower key stages. Michael is an Associate Architect for an international practice, based in London.|
|Francis Hunter||01/04/2020 (4 years)||Elected by parents||Francis has two children currently at the school in the upper and lower key stages.|
|Catherine Emmett- Co-Vice Chair||01/04/2020 (4 years)||Elected by parents||Cath is Co-Vice Chair. She currently works as a children’s writer so has a deep interest in children’s literacy and reading fr pleasure. Her degree is in Law and Accounting, and she previously spent 15 years working in the financial markets. Whilst in this role, Cath spent time volunteering in East London schools, helping with financial literacy, public speaking and mentoring local children.|
|Reverend Alex Shannon||12/10/2020 (4 years)||Ex-officio||Reverend Alex joined the Teaching and Learning Council in September 2020. He is passionate about ensuring the school has great links with the Church.|
|Mike Walsh||01/04/2020 (4 years)||Ex-officio||CEO of Canonium Learning Trust and Executive Headteacher of Finchingfield Academy. Mr Walsh is the headteacher at Kelvedon St. Mary’s Primary Academy and has been for 9 years. he has been a headteacher for a total of 12 years.|
he has led the school to academy status, set up specialist provision for autism and has developed the organisation to become a Multi Academy Trust.
His school is currently rated Outstanding (02/16) by Ofsted.
he is an active member of the management groups of several country wide education groups including school alliances and Mat 2 Mat networks.
he has supported school improvement in eight schools over the past five years.
|Miss M Raymond||01/04/2020 (4 years)||Ex-officio||Head of School|
|Julia Metson||01/04/2020 (4 years)||Elected||Member of school staff|