Anoria Simmons

The Devonshire Hill Nursery and Primary School

Phone: 020 8808 2053

Key areas of expertise:

  • Highly experienced and skilled leader across a range of roles, enabling significant pupil progress and high levels of attainment of pupils.
  • Specifically skilled in supporting teachers to attain greater depth for pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds
  • Head of School - September to December 2018
  • Member of SLT - involvement in the development and implementation of whole school policies
  • ITT lead and mentor
  • Lead in delivering whole school CPD
  • Maths subject leader for over 10 years
  • Leading on whole school teaching and learning
  • Leading on ‘Reading for Pleasure’ across the school
  • Experience working across EYFS, KS1, KS2 and KS3
  • Monitoring and evaluation of quality of teaching and learning across the school
  • School mediator
  • Performance management of staff
  • KS1 SATs moderator
  • Teacher of the Year in a Primary School – 2013

Key strengths:

  • Working with SLT to implement whole school development/policies
  • Communicating, challenging and promoting the ethos of the school
  • Using data to raise standards and outcomes for all children
  • Leading CPD and developing classroom practice
  • Ability to inspire, motivate and empower staff to improve their practice and outcomes for children
  • Working with the wider community
  • Performance management of staff