Education

Jeff Williams
Director of Education

Jeff Williams

Jeff Williams jeff.williams@porstmouth.anglican.orgContact via sending an email 02392 899657 Contact via dialing phone

Old Alresford Place Old Alresford SO24 9DH

Rob Sanders
Deputy Director of Education

Rob Sanders

Rob’s key responsibilities include deputising for and representing the Director at a regional and local level, and managing the day to day organisation and related work of the office-based Education Team. He supports the Director in monitoring and ensuring efficiency across the team’s work and with advising on diocesan vision and strategy for education. Rob takes an active role in supporting and promoting a distinctively Christian, community focused vision for education that serves The Common Good. Rob also takes the lead on school admissions and related policy and procedure.

Rob Sanders Robert.Sanders@portsmouth.anglican.orgContact via sending an email 02392 899658 Contact via dialing phone

Education Team, Diocesan Office, Peninsular House, Wharf Road, Portsmouth PO2 8HB

Sam Powell
PA to the Diocesan Director of Education

Sam Powell

Provides all aspects of administrative support to the Director of Education, manages his diary and is clerk to the Board of Education and all sub-committees of the Board. In addition, she supports the work of the Education Team by providing administrative support.

Sam Powell sam.powell@portsmouth.anglican.orgContact via sending an email 023 9289 9680 Contact via dialing phone

Richard Wharton
Diocesan Education Adviser

Richard Wharton

Richard leads on support for schools and parishes on the development of church school Christian distinctiveness and values, collective worship, spirituality, RE, SIAMS and school standards. The Diocesan Education Advisers offer training for governors on headteacher appointments and support schools in the process, and support schools on general pastoral issues. Richard also supports the work and responsibilities of foundation governors.

Richard Wharton Richard.wharton@portsmouth.anglican.orgContact via sending an email 023 9289 9662 Contact via dialing phone

Sue Bowen
Diocesan Education Adviser

Sue Bowen

Sue leads on support for schools and parishes on the development of church school Christian distinctiveness and values, collective worship, spirituality, RE, SIAMS and school standards. The Diocesan Education Advisers offer training for governors on headteacher appointments and support schools in the process, and support schools on general pastoral issues. Sue also supports the work and responsibilities of ex-officio foundation governors.

Sue Bowen sue.bowen@portsmouth.anglican.orgContact via sending an email 023 9289 9662 Contact via dialing phone

Jane Kelly
Diocesan RE and Children’s Spirituality Lead

Jane Kelly

Jane takes the lead on all aspects of Religious Education (RE). She also supports schools and parishes in all aspects of developing Children’s spiritual development and supports CofE representatives on the SACREs across our region.

Jane Kelly jane.kelly@portsmouth.anglican.orgContact via sending an email 023 9289 9679 Contact via dialing phone

Susan Hine
School Buildings Officers

Susan Hine

The school buildings officers support Voluntary Aided schools in relation to building issues and government-funded building projects. The School Buildings officers are also central to advising on the building of new Church Schools.

Susan Hine schoolbuildings@portsmouth.anglican.orgContact via sending an email 023 9289 9688 Contact via dialing phone