|LLE NAME: Gavin Booth|
CEO- Infinity Academies Trust
|Current school: St Thomas’ CE Primary Academy, St Nicholas CE Primary Academy & Wyberton Primary Academy|
Current leadership responsibility:
CEO of Infinity Academies Trust
Executive Head of St Thomas’, St Nicholas and Wyberton Primary Academies
Area (s) of expertise:
Academy Conversion Financial Management Assessment & Reporting Curriculum Development
Leadership Development & Coaching
Background/experience of leadership in subject/area of expertise: (max 300 words)
I graduated from Bishop Grosseteste College in 2000 with a BA (Hons) and QTS. I hold the NPQH qualification and am a Local Leader of Education designated through a local Teaching School. I am an experienced Headteacher and Executive Headteacher; I have spent over 14 years as a Senior Leader in a variety of primary schools, varying from small village primaries to larger urban junior schools. I worked for the Local Authority leading on Education Strategy and support for schools experiencing difficulties. In this role, I liaised regularly with Governors, School Leaders, the Department for Education and Multi- Academy Trusts. I have successfully led schools through Ofsted inspections and academy conversions. I am a member of the Lincolnshire Learning Partnership Strategic Board, the Connect Teaching School Strategic Board and am currently the Chair of Lincolnshire’s School Forum.
Personal ambition statement for LLE deployment: (150 words)
As an LLE, I enjoy the opportunity to work with, learn from and support colleagues in other schools. I have always felt that collaborative working is hugely
beneficial and all schools should act as “givers and receivers” of support. I am committed to the wider system of school-to-school support in Lincolnshire and believe that we have a responsibility to all Lincolnshire’s children to ensure they receive the very best educational provision that we can offer and being an LLE is just one way to support the sector-led school improvement system. Personally, I enjoy visiting other schools and learning as much as possible from the good practice that I know happens in schools across the county every day.