Lindsay Maughan

Lindsay began training to be an English teacher in 2006 before securing her first teaching position at The Academy at Shotton Hall in 2008 after a hiatus travelling the world! She held a variety of different middle and senior leadership positions in her 15 year career at Shotton Hall, including roles at departmental level and whole school level, before taking up the position of Assistant Headteacher for Teaching and Learning and later Deputy Headteacher for Quality of Education. 

Lindsay was one of the first teachers across the country to become a designated Specialist Leader of Education (SLE) and has since supported over 40 schools and leaders regionally and nationally, specialising in English, literacy, curriculum, teaching and learning and professional development. She has also been a facilitator for the NPQSL, supporting other teachers in their journey towards senior leadership.

Before taking up the post of Head of School at Hermitage Academy, Lindsay was also the Trust Lead for Teaching and Learning and she continues to be passionate about improving educational standards through the development of teachers in the classroom. As well as a BA (Hons) in English Studies, a PGCE in Secondary English, Lindsay also has a Masters in Education and has completed the National Professional Qualification for Headteachers (NPQH).