Jane Fletcher will join Ark as our new Regional Director for Secondary Schools, starting in September.
Ms Fletcher comes from Harris Girls’ Academy in East Dulwich, where she has been Headteacher and Executive Headteacher since 2008, leading the school to a 2012 Ofsted Outstanding rating.
Jane is an educator with a proven track record of transforming schools. Harris Girls’ has been in the top 3 percentile nationally for progress for the past 5 years consecutively and is currently in the 1st percentile.
Jane will be sharing her time between Hastings and London and will be working directly with Lucy Monk, Principal of Ark Helenswood and Terry Kelly, Acting Principal of Ark William Parker, in their schools continued progress towards academic excellence.
‘Jane is a world class educator — an experienced Principal who has already led the transformation of several schools in her career,” said Brian Sims, Director of Education. “We are fortunate to have her joining us, and we are excited to have her expertise and leadership in our schools in Hastings and London.”
Jane Fletcher, said: ‘I’m excited to be joining the highly successful Ark network with its clear sense of vision. I’m looking forward to getting to know my new colleagues as we work together in building on existing successes, supporting our young people in academic excellence and creating genuine choices for their futures.’