Tomorrow's teachers inspired by today's.

Meet The Team



Clare Hearn-Palmer

Clare Hearn-Palmer

SCITT Director

Russyn Cast

Russyn Cast

Lead Professional Tutor

Tim Gilbert

Tim Gilbert

Early Years Professional Tutor

Fliss Prior

Fliss Prior

Professional Tutor

Jo Venables

Jo Venables

Teacher Recruitment Coordinator

James Brown

James Brown

TSA Director (Affinity TSA)

Paul Goodman

Paul Goodman

TSA Director (Candleby Lane TSA)

Paul Stone

Paul Stone

SCITT Strategic Board Chair & CEO of Discovery Schools Academy Trust

Chris Wheatley

Chris Wheatley

SCITT Strategic Board Member & CEO of Flying High Academy Trust

Sarah Sadler

Sarah Sadler

Leicester Initial Teacher Training Lead & Headteacher at Woolden Hill Primary School

Graeme Robins

Graeme Robins

Sarah Gilbody

Sarah Gilbody

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    I chose ILTT as I wanted to have 'in class' experience and training from people who are still working within the thick of school life and in the classroom. The training that we receive is current and useful, and I can see the benefits of it when using it in the classroom myself. My favourite part of the course is being able to work with the children in the classroom and gain first hand experience of becoming a teacher.

    S. Lincoln ILTT Trainee 2018/19

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    "Leadership and management of the partnership is outstanding. In the two years of operation, it has secured outstanding outcomes for trainees. The SCITT director and the professional tutors are highly skilled, dedicated and relentless in their pursuit of excellence."

    Ofsted // November 2017

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    "Provision is regularly scrutinised and SCITT leadership is vigorously held to account to ensure the very best outcomes for trainees."

    Ofsted // November 2017