Author - Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers - Mental Well-being and Self Care
Sally started working in schools as an MFL teacher 20 years ago and has led on aspects of staff induction and ITT throughout her career. In her current role with the SCITT, Sally works closely with members of the central team and partnership colleagues to deliver bespoke coaching and wellbeing provision for Associate Teachers during their ITT and NQT years. This provision is geared to empower self-confidence and self-managed positive outcomes as teaching experience develops and enables our new teachers to learn and role-model healthy approaches to wellbeing. Sally, is a Youth and Adult Mental Health First Aid Instructor and delivers on-line and face-to-face training to trainees and experienced school staff locally and nationally. She is also a trained Wellbeing Coach (British School of Coaching, endorsed by the Institute of Leadership and Management) and speaks at national events on wellbeing and mental health in ITT and education, this includes working closely with NASBTT on mental health and wellbeing developments in ITT ensuring that we are at the forefront of developments in these vital areas. Sally leads on our NQT Keep in Touch Twilights, this continued support proves invaluable to our NQTs embarking upon their new careers. Most recently, at the end of 2019, Sally had her first book published, “Mental Well-being and Self Care” which is one of Critical Publishing’s essential guides for Early Career Teachers.