Tammy Nichols

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Name: Tammy Nichols

School: Aspire Alternative Provision

Position held: Centre Manager – The Wycombe Grange site

SLE area of expertise: Behaviour Management and Coaching

Current responsibilities:

  • Centre Manager for The Wycombe Grange Site – Management and leadership of the day to day running of the site
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Line Management of Work Experience and PSHE


Previous career history:

  • I worked for Connexions Buckinghamshire for 12 years as a Personal Adviser working across various schools in Buckinghamshire providing 1-2-1 support to students on Post 16 options and personal development, advisory/support role to SLT in link schools, moving on to a Specialist Personal Adviser role working with pregnant teenagers/teen parents running educational programmes and working on an individual basis.
  • I become a Team Leader for 4 years with 11 direct reports and managed the schools contracts to deliver Careers Education, Information and guidance, including intensive support.
  • In my own time I was a member of the Management Committee for Wycombe Women’s Aid for a period of 5 years.


What you hope to achieve as an SLE:

I am very excited at the prospect of supporting Behaviour Managers/ Senior Leaders in to developing their behaviour management. I would also like to use Coaching skills as a way of supporting school development. I look forward to working with new colleagues.


Specific areas of expertise and how you might be able to help other schools:

  • Coaching key members of staff in schools on Behaviour Management.
  • Working with staff to use different techniques and skills to work with challenging young people.