Our Team


Governors

Jeremy Palmer (Chair)
McKinsey & Co

Will Kennard (Partnerships)
Chase and Status

Andy Weymouth
Aldridge Foundation

Tanya Laird
Digital Jam


 

 

Izzi Rutherford (Vice Chair and Safeguarding)
National Citizens Service

Charlie Kennard
ELAM Principal

Sandra Ernstoff   
Engagement in Education

Click here for a breakdown of governors responsibilities and the structure of the committees. Click here for governors register of interests. Click here for attendance at governing body meetings. 


Team

Angela has over ten years experience in school management.  She has been a school bursar for over 12 years and for 7 years was bursar at The Yehudi Menuhin School, an independent specialist music school in Surrey.

Angela has over ten years experience in school management.  She has been a school bursar for over 12 years and for 7 years was bursar at The Yehudi Menuhin School, an independent specialist music school in Surrey.

Angela Isaac
Business Director

Nathan has been teaching for nine years and is a graduate of Audio Engineering. Before teaching Nathan worked as a sound engineer.  

Nathan has been teaching for nine years and is a graduate of Audio Engineering. Before teaching Nathan worked as a sound engineer.

 

Nathan Lilley
Assistant Principal

David attained First Class Honours in his Music Production degree at Leeds College of Music before qualifying as a teacher at the Institute of Education. He has performed at the likes of the Roundhouse and Glastonbury Festival and released his own music on iTunes and Spotify. Prior to ELAM, David established his teaching career within the hugely successful music department at the BRIT School.

David attained First Class Honours in his Music Production degree at Leeds College of Music before qualifying as a teacher at the Institute of Education. He has performed at the likes of the Roundhouse and Glastonbury Festival and released his own music on iTunes and Spotify. Prior to ELAM, David established his teaching career within the hugely successful music department at the BRIT School.

David Crozier
Assistant Director of Music

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Anna Stevenson
Teacher of English

Jamie graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Music and a Bachelor of Education. Having performed in some of the top jazz and classical choral ensembles in Vancouver, Canada, Jamie turned to pursue his passion in teaching. In addition to building diverse musical programmes, Jamie has founded a Canadian charity that partners with local, grassroots initiatives in India.

Jamie graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Music and a Bachelor of Education. Having performed in some of the top jazz and classical choral ensembles in Vancouver, Canada, Jamie turned to pursue his passion in teaching. In addition to building diverse musical programmes, Jamie has founded a Canadian charity that partners with local, grassroots initiatives in India.

Jamie Turner
Teacher of Music

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Adrian Green
Premises Manager

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Ashley Singh
Trainee Recruitment

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Robin Johnson
Teacher of Maths

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Curtis LeBlanc
Teacher of Games Design

Charlie is both the Principal of ELAM and one of the primary architects of ELAM’s Education Plan, Vision and Values. As Principal, Charlie also sits on ELAM’s Board of Governors.  From 2012, Charlie was a Director of Teach for Malaysia based in Kuala Lumpur where he led on the strategic development of the Programme in Malaysia and managed its large-scale growth over the two years he was in post.

Charlie is both the Principal of ELAM and one of the primary architects of ELAM’s Education Plan, Vision and Values. As Principal, Charlie also sits on ELAM’s Board of Governors.  From 2012, Charlie was a Director of Teach for Malaysia based in Kuala Lumpur where he led on the strategic development of the Programme in Malaysia and managed its large-scale growth over the two years he was in post.

Charlie Kennard
Principal

Camilla has taught English in Burnley (on the Teach First programme) and in East London. Before this, she studied English and French literature at university and lived in the French Caribbean. Camilla has been interested in music for many years and plays the piano as well as teaching English.

Camilla has taught English in Burnley (on the Teach First programme) and in East London. Before this, she studied English and French literature at university and lived in the French Caribbean. Camilla has been interested in music for many years and plays the piano as well as teaching English.

Camilla Jones
Assistant Principal

Katie has been working in the education sector for 6 years as both a freelance music specialist tutor and secondary school teacher after graduating as a qualified teacher from the Institute of Education. In her previous school Katie acted as International Ambassador to help design and collaborate on the development of creative learning in Taiwanese education. Katie also holds Lead Practitioner status.  Katie is a songwriter and co-producer of an electro-pop outfit 'Catchlight' since 2008, regularly performing in venues and festivals in and around London.

Katie has been working in the education sector for 6 years as both a freelance music specialist tutor and secondary school teacher after graduating as a qualified teacher from the Institute of Education. In her previous school Katie acted as International Ambassador to help design and collaborate on the development of creative learning in Taiwanese education. Katie also holds Lead Practitioner status.  Katie is a songwriter and co-producer of an electro-pop outfit 'Catchlight' since 2008, regularly performing in venues and festivals in and around London.

Katie Tomczynska
Teacher of Music

Ed Hirst
Teacher of Music

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Laura Brown
Finance Officer

Rochelle Robertson
Pastoral Lead

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Ashley Singh
Trainee Recruitment

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Adam Dawlatly
Teacher of Maths

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Tim Cubitt
Teacher of Film and TV

Yvonne joined ELAM from Evelyn Grace Ark Academy where she was Assistant Principal. During her career in schools which spans over 12 years, she has worked as an outstanding Humanities teacher, Head of Year, and Director of Humanities. She has completed the ‘Aspire to Headship’ and NPQSL course and is looking forward to completing her NPQH in the future. Yvonne is also a Magistrate.

Yvonne joined ELAM from Evelyn Grace Ark Academy where she was Assistant Principal. During her career in schools which spans over 12 years, she has worked as an outstanding Humanities teacher, Head of Year, and Director of Humanities. She has completed the ‘Aspire to Headship’ and NPQSL course and is looking forward to completing her NPQH in the future. Yvonne is also a Magistrate.

Yvonne Dixon
Vice Principal

Ayesha is a graduate of the Teach First Programme where she taught Maths in Pimlico Academy for three years. Following on from this Ayesha moved to Oxford to continue the challenge. Before teaching Ayesha worked in the music Industry administering an independent record label and as an agent for the UK’s premier jazz bookings agency. Ayesha holds a degree in psychology from The University of Durham.

Ayesha is a graduate of the Teach First Programme where she taught Maths in Pimlico Academy for three years. Following on from this Ayesha moved to Oxford to continue the challenge. Before teaching Ayesha worked in the music Industry administering an independent record label and as an agent for the UK’s premier jazz bookings agency. Ayesha holds a degree in psychology from The University of Durham.

Ayesha Allen
Assistant Principal

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Mik Nelson
Assistant Principal

Katy Hall
Teacher of English

Alfie is a graduate of the Brit School and has experience in various roles in the music and event industries.

Alfie is a graduate of the Brit School and has experience in various roles in the music and event industries.

Alfie Jefferies
Industry Partnerships

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Anastassia Bumazkova
Receptionist

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Ashley Singh
Trainee Recruitment

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Sarah Carroll
Media Technician

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Alex Osborne
Music Technician