Joanne Conduit-Smith

Director of Education

Jo has worked in education for 25 years in a number of different posts, including ITT course tutor, teaching and learning consultant, assistant Primary Strategy manager, senior school improvement consultant. She has held senior leadership positions in school, including Principal of two primary academies in a large Multi-Academy Trust. Jo led her last school through an outstanding inspection outcome in 2017 and during the same year became the first Free School in the country to achieve UNICEF’s Rights Respecting School award. Her work in education has always been underpinned by a passionate belief that every child has the right to achieve the best possible outcomes, irrelevant of background.