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Who’s Who


Who’s who in Poole SCITT.

Poole SCITT is managed through TEACH Poole Trust
SCITT Management Board
The Board is chaired by Mrs Christine Chambers and is attended by representatives of all stakeholders.

Professional Co-ordinator – Mrs Georgina Verrinder
The Professional Co-ordinator has overall responsibility for the day to day running of the SCITT. She oversees the course and is responsible for its development.

Professional  Consultant – Mrs Alison Harris

The Professional Consultant assists the Professional Co-ordinator in the day to day running of the SCITT and its development. She also provides  professional tutor services.

Administration Manager – Mrs Helen Best
The Administration Manager assists the Professional Co-ordinator in the day to day administration of the course

Finance Manager – Mrs Jackie Read
The Finance Manager is responsible for running the SCITT’s finances.

Professional tutors 
The professional tutors are responsible for allocating trainees to schools and for supporting and mentoring schools or personnel new to SCITT. They report to the Professional Co-ordinator and liaise with the other members of the team. They work with a group of students as a Professional Tutor at each practice .

Partnership Schools.
The schools provide senior members of staff to sit on the SCITT Management Board and committees. Placements are offered for school practices and appropriate members of staff are delegated to become Class teachers and School Based Tutors or released for course tutoring or professional development.

Kingston University
The validating University sends a representative to the SCITT Management Board, produces reports and keeps a QA monitoring brief on the SCITT. Rigorous reviews are undertaken every five years as the standard Quinquennial Review of all university courses.

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Contact Details

Poole SCITT,
Ad Astra Infant School
Sherborn Crescent
BH17 8AP

Tel: 01202 605315

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