Meet the Team

Our Leadership Team

Mark leads the TTSA drawing on his wealth of leadership experience across schools in Calderdale, Leeds and North Yorkshire.  His role is strategic lead over all three main elements of the Teaching School -  School Improvement, CPLD and School Direct.

Mark Foster

Director of Teaching School

Elaine has been leading in primary education since 2001, teaching throughout both key stages and delivering bespoke Maths sessions to School Direct trainees.  As an SLE, Elaine supports the teaching of Maths in primary schools through developing both leaders and classroom teachers. Elaine is the TTSA's Primary Lead, working on the initial teacher training programme and supporting trainees on their journey to becoming effective classroom practitioners.

Elaine Guzdek

TTSA Primary Lead

Having taught in secondary education since 2002 as Head of Year and Curriculum Leader for Design and Performance, Sue’s TTSA role is informed by a wealth of experience. She loves her current roles as an SLE, subject tutor and work with the trainee teachers and NQTs within the TTSA.

Sue Marsh

TTSA Secondary Lead


Jennie Gregory Team - Operations & Communications Administrator

Jennie Gregory

Operations & Communications Manager

Gillian Reid

Operations & Communications Administrator

Kirstie Broome

Finance Officer