Paula Arrowsmith

Paula Arrowsmith
Regional Advisor, Western Region

Paula has worked in education for 19 years and has a passion for working in schools facing challenging circumstances. She started her career as an English teacher, moving on to senior leadership for 11 years, and as a Principal worked with a positive team to successfully lead her academy from special measures to good in under 18 months. A first-class English graduate, Paula remains passionate about her subject, but her strengths now lie within the areas of leadership and management such as leading change, quality assurance and challenging underperformance, curriculum development including enrichment, and improving department performance. Paula also has experience in Ofsted inspection and is currently training to lead inspections across all key stages.