Specialist Leaders of Education

Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs)

SLEs are outstanding middle and senior leaders such as assistant head teachers, key stage leaders or subject leaders with at least two years’ leadership experience.

They have a particular area of expertise which matches the areas of focus for Ofsted:

  • Leadership and management
  • Pupil achievement
  • Quality of teaching
  • Behaviour and safety

Within the Coastal Teaching Schools Alliance we have 7 SLEs

SLE for Leadership of CPD

Tom Dolly, Deputy Headteacher, Range High School, Formby.

SLE for Teaching and Learning

Julie McGugan, Professional Mentor for Initial Teacher Training, Range High School, Formby

SLE for English

Sarah Cunliffe, Subject Leader for English, Meols Cop High School, Southport

SLE for Geography

Christopher Tees, Head of Humanities, Range High School, Formby

SLE for History

Tom Dolly, Deputy Headteacher, Range High School, Formby

SLE for Maths

Jennifer Filson, Subject Leader for Mathematics, Meols Cop High School, Southport

Deborah Breen, Mathematics, Range High School, Formby

SLE for Science:

Dr Carmel Manwaring, Subject Leader for Science, Meols Cop High School, Southport