In 2006 Katie started teaching at Outwood Grange Academy as a teacher of DT after achieving QTS. Throughout her time at the academy she held a range of whole-academy leadership responsibilities across all of the Deeps. Some of her key achievements are successfully gaining the Prospects Carers Gold Award; completing the NPQSL through the Outwood Institute of Education and achieving the Investors in Pupils Awards. Key responsibilities Katie held at Outwood Grange Academy were Designated Safeguarding Lead, co-ordinating the KS4 options process, Revision Lead and VMG Lead.
As well as her role at Outwood Grange Academy, Katie has offered subject and leadership support to range of other academies within Outwood Grange Academies Trust. She is delighted to have recently taken up a leadership role at Outwood Academy City within the Deep Support team and looks forward to helping students in Sheffield meet their potential.