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Velia Hartland

Date appointed: 13 June 2024

I have worked in education for almost 38 years. My experience is varied, ranging from class teaching, special educational needs coordination,  local authority roles in inclusion services and a number of advisory positions. I began my career as a primary school teacher in inner London and then in the South West of England. More recently, I have worked as a SENCo, designated safeguarding lead and designated teacher for looked after children.

I continue to work part time to support the needs of, children with special educational needs and those who are electively home educated. I have been married for 37 years and have three grown up children. My interests include theatre, music - particularly small jazz clubs, cinema and being outdoors exploring new places.