Heather has over 20 years of teaching experience in a number of different educational settings. She was Head Teacher of EAYC Nursery for 5 years, where she also held the role of SENCO. Heather is currently the Inclusion Leader at Pardes House Primary School, a role she has held for the past 6 years. Heather is part of the Senior Leadership Team and Child Protection Team and line manages more than 20 teaching assistants and learning support assistants.
Heather has supported many parents through the often difficult journey from initial identification of a special educational need, through diagnosis and on to ensuring that their child has the provision and support that they need.Heather has 4 children, one of whom has a diagnosis of High Functioning Autism. He is now 19 but his years at school were some of the most challenging times in Heather’s life.