Kirstie has been the Head teacher of 2 outstanding primary schools over the past 13 years, taking them from Ofsted categories to outstanding. She is now the CEO of a small Multi academy Trust in St Helens and has led one of the schools in the Trust for 13 years establishing it as a cohort 3 teaching school, National Support School and National Maths Hub. She works as an NLE supporting schools facing challenges and worked as an Ofsted inspector for 5 years. She was invited to Buckingham Palace in 2016, as she was nominated by the DfE in recognition of services to education.
Kirstie is one of Rainford Academies Trusts founding Members and brings valuable experience and insight to the team.