Sunny Gunessee has taught for 15 years and held a range of middle and senior leader roles ranging from Head of Department, Head of Faculty and Associate Assistant Headteacher across Sussex, Surrey and Essex. Sunny currently holds the position of Lead Practitioner for Teaching and Learning at JCoSS. He prides himself on delivering consistently excellent outcomes for key stage four and five as a Sociology teacher and supporting departments and faculties in and outside of Humanities. Sunny has a keen interest in supporting project based work which links different parts of a school organisation together alongside external organisation/educational charities and speakers. Sunny also has professional interest including the development and capacity building of staff at all levels to create consistency in the school improvement. Sunny can offer support in Sociology at KS4/5; teaching and learning strategies which support independence; curriculum planning; capacity building; ECT/SCITT supporting mentors; coaching of middle and senior leaders; use of technology to enhance learning inside and outside of the classroom; careers advice.
Steve Marshall, has been involved in Science education, specifically Primary for 30 years. He is able to offer advice and support to assist in the development of science programmes in school. This includes both strategic planning, classroom implementation and pupil interaction. He is keen to work on developing contexts for science lessons, pupil recording of science, pupil assessment of their science, and science enquiry. Steve has a number of big projects under his belt available for schools including Forensics, café science, microscope festival and family challenges.
Steve has both a National and International presence and currently co directs the roll out of the Primary Science Quality Mark.
David Shakespeare is an education consultant who works with learners and teachers in individual schools and colleges, as well as with broader educational organisations - including many local authorities, various DfE programmes, the National Strategies, Science Learning Centres, the ‘learned’ societies, the Standards and Testing Agency, private companies and others. He helps develop others in class, in training, and in providing CPD within and across schools; and is an evaluator of educational initiatives both in schools and in wider contexts. David can offer support in the following areas: Development, training and facilitation of networks and mutual support between teachers and schools – such as through Peer Enquiry and network meetings; Development of classroom practice and teachers supporting others – through coaching, mentoring, paired observations and so on; Support for provision of science in primary and secondary school and college settings – in class, in schools, through training.