Meet the team
Meet the team
The Chief Executive and the Executive Team are responsible for delivering the strategy of the Chartered College of Teaching. Along with the Senior Management Team they oversee the day-to-day running of the Chartered College of Teaching.
Prior to becoming CEO of the Chartered College of Teaching, Professor Dame Alison Peacock was Executive Headteacher of The Wroxham School in Hertfordshire. Her career to date has spanned primary, secondary and advisory roles. In 2018, she became an Honorary Fellow of Queen's College, Cambridge, one of the first ever female Fellows admitted. She is also a Visiting Professor of both the University of Hertfordshire and Glyndwr University.
AS COO, Jen Baxter leads a team covering a wide range of functions including Strategy, Finance, and Membership. Previously, Jen was Head of Strategy and Planning at Teach First, where she worked with the CEO, Board of Trustees and senior colleagues to develop and implement the organisational strategy. She also worked at CfBT (now Education Development Trust) as Head of Development and Strategy and was a Senior Consultant at Deloitte. She started her career as a teacher as part of the Teach First 2003 cohort and Head of MFL at Uxbridge High School.
A former English teacher, Cat Scutt’s roles have since focused on supporting teacher development both online and through face-to-face activities, with a particular focus on development through collaboration and through engagement with research and evidence. She has worked as a teacher and advisor in the state and independent sector, as well as in corporate learning and development.
As Director Of Membership, Simon is responsible for growing our membership community and ensuring that our membership proposition continues to provide relevance and value for members. Simon has held similar roles within seven different Chartered membership bodies over the last 22 years and is passionate about great leadership and management - he is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM). With a first degree in Drama and Literature, Life and Thought he still holds a strong passion for the creative arts.
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Resources & Growth
We are a growing organisation with an exciting mission and as an employer we are committed to the safeguarding of children and young people.
We occasionally have opportunities available to join our team, any current vacancies will be posted on our jobs page.