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Mrs Rebecca Hamilton-Leerhl_sle

SLE specialism: Early Years Foundation Stage
School: Abbey Primary School

Current role:

I have been teaching for eleven years and I am currently a nursery teacher and a leader of an outstanding early years. I am also part of Sutton’s early years moderation team. Visiting schools I am able to offer up to date and relevant suggestions to help improve different settings. Both in my role as early years leader and moderator I have supported colleagues at different stages of their careers and development. My involvement has also included team teaching, planning and assisting with tracking and moderating children’s levels. Engaging parents is another strength I bring to my school providing regular workshops supporting parents in need. I am extremely passionate and enthusiastic about developing a rich learning environment to ensure each and every child reaches their full potential in a fun stimulating way.

Summary of previous experience:

I was a reception class teacher for the first five years of my career and then I became an Early Years Coordinator. My other responsibilities have included being the DT Coordinator and a lead maths teacher for the borough.

Areas of expertise:

  • Creating a rich, stimulating and exciting learning environment.
  • Inspiring early years practitioners to implement effective changes.
  • Planning for personalised learning and the flexibility to adapt on a daily basis.
  • Help to create an effective early years team who work together to fulfil a shared vision.
  • Supporting individual staff to develop their levels of teaching and learning as well as assisting Early Years Coordinators to be effective in their role.
  • Improve parent involvement.