Jackie Smith MBE - SAAS
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Jackie Smith MBE

Chief Executive Officer - Brunel SEN MAT & Uplands Enterprise Trust

Jackie Smith: Trustee and CEO of the Brunel SEN Multi Academy Trust and Brunel Education, previously Head Teacher and Executive Head Teacher of Uplands School (Ofsted “outstanding” 2014 and 2017 & TES School of the Year 2015); CEO, Principal Trustee and founder of Uplands Enterprise Trust (UET); opened 19-25 Specialist Post-16 Institution (Horizons College); developed UET farm provision; developed local Supported Internship Programme; Chair of Association of Swindon Special School Headteachers (2012-14); Former Chair of Special Educational Needs Resourcing Panel; Conference delivery ‘Setting Up Alternative Provision’, Bespoke training to school leaders ‘Developing Funding Streams’, Leadership & Management mentoring for new leaders; Schools Forum (2014-present); Vice Chair of School’s Forum (2016-2018), Chair of School’s Forum (2018-present); SEND Strategic Board, F40 Executive Committee Member (2018 – present), SEND Representative for the Regional Education Partnership Board; Education Representative on the Swindon Safeguarding Partnership Executive (2019 – present), Member of the South West SEND Strategic Group, Secondary Maths teacher; Maths Lead for Residential BESD school; SENCO; Head of Inclusion; Deputy Headteacher; Headteacher.

Jackie owns several horses and spends most of her spare time in a horse lorry, driving her daughter around the country to compete in show jumping events.

Sessions by Jackie Smith MBE

Day 3 - April 29, 2021
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Staying Safe, Solvent & Sane – COVID 19 Pandemic : A Specialist Multi-Academy Trust Experience