Sylvie Jones

Current School:

Henleaze Junior School

Current position:

Year 3 class teacher,
Senior leadership team

Areas of expertise:

Primary English
Growth Mindset
Improving teaching and learning

Brief biography:

Sylvie came to teaching after a career as a designer and journalist and has been teaching for 10 years. She is a member of the Senior Management team and responsible for performance management of teachers and learning support assistants. Ofsted (2013) described her teaching as ‘outstanding’ and she works collaboratively with colleagues to raise the achievement of children throughout the school. She has supported and mentored students and NQTs, identifying needs and developing good practice. Sylvie has established relationships with neighbouring primary and secondary schools as part of the NW24 teaching and learning partnership and delivered inset training to schools within the partnership on ‘Reading for Pleasure’ as well as starting a book club for teachers.