News Rachel Van der Boon

Rachel joined BDAT in September 2019 as Governance and Compliance Officer. She supports a number of primaries as a dedicated clerk and works within the Governance Team supporting the development of governance.

Rachel has worked in education since 2000, most recently as Head of Year for Sixth Form, supporting students with progress, destinations, and well-being. She has also been a school governor, taking the role of Vice-Chair and Chair.

In her spare time Rachel volunteers with Bradford’s Youth Offending Team as a Community Panel member. She is also Secretary and Trustee of her local Village Hall charitable body.

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Thank you @BradfordTeach ! The Get Set for Teaching Event surpassed all our expectations. Our trainees are incredibly lucky and grateful to have access to the expertise showcased in all areas today (and it finished bang on time!!)

We have a rare vacancy for a Newly Qualified Teacher to join our wonderful team! The successful candidate will initially teach in Key Stage One. If you are interested, have a look at our website. @stjohnsce @WeAreBDAT

'We are not all the same but we all want the same chances... Listen to our voice before you form policy because we know what effect that policy will have.' so helpful to hear from students from @WeAreBDAT @BeckfootTrust @DixonsAcademies