Julie Barlow

Current School:

Blaise Primary and Nursery School

Current position:

Deputy Headteacher

Areas of expertise:

Primary Maths, leadership, coaching for early career teachers

Brief biography:

Julie has been a teacher for over 20 years and is currently Deputy Head Teacher at Blaise Primary and Nursery, a school which she has supported to move to an Ofsted grade of outstanding.

She has taught a wide range of year groups in a variety of contexts, with a particular interest in supporting vulnerable learners.

In her role as maths AST and now as a Specialist Leader in Education, Julie is committed to supporting and developing others through outreach, training and support.  She is an experienced mentor to new and early career teachers and is particularly passionate about supporting middle leaders in driving change in school.

Julie has significant experience of supporting year 6 teachers and children to achieve aspirational targets at the end of Key Stage 2 and to be secondary ready.

Julie is part of our SLE maths team and is able to support with both this subject and leadership.  She is an outstanding teacher, with strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with a range of people.