Meet the team

Lizzy Ford – Elizabeth is the Director of South Birmingham SCITT. Elizabeth has worked in three different schools, across three different local authorities, gaining over 10 years of experience in whole school leadership; focusing upon school led teacher training, coaching & mentoring whilst leading on programmes to structure succession planning through a school led improvement system.

Carol Lewis – Carol is the Administrator for South Birmingham SCITT. Carol has been leading administration for the SCITT for 15 years. Her skill set and expertise are invaluable, and she’s always happy to guide individuals through the application process, and the processes of finance and training throughout the programme.

Kath Minett-Waller – Kath is the Primary Course Manager for ITT at South Birmingham SCITT. Kath has led on aspects of school-led ITT since 2007. Kath is an experienced Primary practitioner, having taught across all phases, including Early Years Foundation stage. She has substantive curriculum management experience in a number of key primary curriculum areas.

Emma Thomas – Emma is the Secondary Course Manager for ITT at South Birmingham SCITT. Emma was Head of girls PE at Ninestiles School, An Academy before furthering her career by becoming an AST in 2011 with specialisms in PE, teacher training and Inclusion. She has been involved in initial teacher training since 2008 becoming a designated SLE in this area in 2013.