Emma Ford

Emma Ford


Emma is a well-respected, successful, educational leader of five primary schools with over a decade of headship experience in challenging contexts. Emma has a significant track record of developing schools, showing rapid improvements that are sustained over time, leading schools successfully through a significant number of Ofsted inspections, including taking schools from special measures to good.
Emma has a proven track record in creating school cultures that put values at the heart of all practice. She achieves this through meticulous transformation of professional expectations and cultural behaviour and is proud of her work in succession planning and developing leaders who move into successful senior leadership and headship positions.

In addition to this, Emma is also a successful teacher and subject leader in areas including SEND, Behaviour, English, Science and RE. Emma previously sat on a Local Authority SEND Panel and Finance Forum and brings significant experience of working within communities with high levels of Pupil Premium children. She also has an extensive SENCO background, working in schools where bespoke SEN provisions were created for pupils with significant and complex levels of need. Emma is highly skilled in understanding the complexities of supporting families within the safeguarding arena.
For over a decade, Emma has delivered training across the country to schools and conferences and is also a MAT trustee in Cheshire and a MAT Local Advisory Partner in Bury.

Emma can provide primary education consultancy and training in the following areas: school improvement, quality assurance, headteacher appraisal, headteacher induction, and training in a range of areas including creating a values based culture, growing leaders at all levels, keys to effective behaviour, curriculum leadership, coaching and facilitating change, improving education outcomes for pupil premium, provision for SEND, EAL and children with early stages of learning English.
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