Meet the Team
Selina Sharpe M.A., B.Ed., Dip.Theo – is a retired Executive headteacher now working as an education consultant. She started her career as a tutor in Adult education, moving into the primary sector as a teacher in the late 80’s. Having worked in the education field for approx 30 years, Selina has extensive knowledge and understanding of the school system in the UK. To broaden her education repertoire, Selina traveled to the USA to teach at an elementary school in Irvington. While in the USA she shared her expertise speaking at conferences and undertaking media interviews.
Selina was until recently a valued member of the Directorship team at SIRG, but now supports us as a Senior Education Advocate, Consultant, and Mental Health Trainer.
Paul Brightly-Jones is the Primary behaviour Support Service Manager at the Royal Borough of Greenwich. He leads on intervention support for pupils, and the policy and practice of reintegration, and the local authority’s responsibility to reduce suspensions and exclusions through challenge and support of school leaders. He has worked in the areas of education and community work for over thirty years; working for a number of local authorities, and serving with a number of charities. He currently acts as a governor for two schools, as well as a trustee and Elder at Ruach City Church. He is passionate about education, inclusion and social justice, and equipping and empowering others to support children, young people and families.
Zin Choudhury is an experienced SEN Case Officer. Having personally navigated the process of obtaining an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) for her own child, she is passionate about SEND issues. She has worked in a social care capacity with children and young people with disabilities and know too well how complex situations can be if agencies across education, health and social care are not working together effectively. She will support S.I.R.G as a very knowledgable advisor with knowledge and expertise so that parents, carers and young people can be empowered to navigate the SEN system and ultimately secure the right support.
Joyce Douglas - English/Maths Tutor, Senco, EHCP
Rochelle McDonald - Safeguarding
Jennifer Morris - Children & Youth
Davinia Scott-Young - Children & Young people - SEND, Mental Health, Community Advocate
Shelia Johnson - Social Worker
Shernet Johnson - Education Advocate, (Parent with lived experience)
Zoe Neufville - Education & Mental Health Advocate, Teacher
Beverley Livingston - Tribunal experience, Education Law, SEND, Exclusions