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Meet the Team

Odyssey Teaching School Hub is led by a small core team, who are then supported by partners from across the region in different project areas.

Executive Director - Russel Ellicott

Russel Ellicott is the Headmaster of Pate’s Grammar School and provides Executive Leadership to the Hub.

Director of Teaching School Hub - Tim Connole

Tim Connole is the Director of the Odyssey Teaching School Hub, overseeing both the Hub’s strategic and operational activity.  

ITT and NPQ Operational Lead - Jane Wiles

Jane Wiles works as Operational Lead for the Hub in the areas of Initial Teacher Training and National Professional Qualifications. Please contact her via admin@odysseytsh.org.

Lead Administrator – Melanie Riley

Melanie Riley has responsibility for leading the Hub’s administration and for the organisation of programmes and events. She is able to advise on all areas of the Hub’s work and to connect you with the most relevant colleague to support you with your enquiry. Melanie can be contacted at admin@odysseytsh.org or called on 01242 538297.

Lead Governor – Fiona Johnston

Fiona is a member of the Pate’s Governing Board and has particular responsibility for overseeing the work of the Hub. Pate’s Governors retain oversight of and accountability for all Hub operations, via Fiona as the Lead Governor and through the work of the school’s Education Committee.

Wider Working Group

The following schools and organisations contribute to the work of the Hub, through the Steering Group and a series of Sub-committees.

Athelstan Trust

Gloucestershire Learning Alliance

Odyssey Computing Hub

West Gloucestershire Schools’ Partnership

Cleeve School

Gloucestershire Local Authority

Odyssey Learning Alliance

UCL

Cotswold Beacon Academy Trust and CETA

Gloucestershire Music Hub

PATA

University of Gloucestershire

Crypt School

Gloucester Schools’ Partnership

SAND Training and Outreach and Milestone School

Forest of Dean Trust

Denmark Road High School

GLOW Maths Hub

Severn Federation Academy Trust

GASH Ltd

Diocese of Gloucester Academies Trust

Greenshaw Learning Trust

Sir Thomas Rich’s School

 

GITEP SCITT

Mangotsfield Primary English Hub

Tewkesbury School