Alys Finch
Author - Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers - Assessment

Alys Finch is the Senior Education Lead for the Nova Education Trust, based in the East Midlands. As part of the Trust’s central team, her role includes the strategic leadership of Teaching and Learning and CPD across the Trust. As well as working across the Trust, Alys works particularly closely with a number of the Trust’s schools with a focus on school improvement through Teaching and Learning, coaching and developing leadership capacity. Alys’ career started in schools in Essex and London, with leadership role responsibilities which included: teaching and learning, CPD, Appraisal and SEND. Following this, she worked in a range of local and national ITT leadership roles, including for an HEI, SCITT and country-wide ITT Provider. Prior to her current role, Alys was an education consultant working nationally with teacher education providers and other organisations on a range of projects and priorities, including external moderation, ITT leadership support and Ofsted preparation.