Her recent role as Executive Principal/CEO in Egypt saw her lead a British School, ages 4 -18 whilst also taking on the role of Foundation Educational lead for a new school, following the American Curriculum. Clare is an evaluator with the Council of International Schools (CIS) and has undertaken visits in China as well as leading two schools through a CIS/NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges) joint accreditation. Clare is also an accreditation volunteer with Cognia (Advanced Ed) who accredit American schools in the US and those Internationally who are following an American curriculum or are an IB World School.
Clare’s academic background, with an MA in Educational Leadership as well as National Professional Qualification for Headship, knows how to provide the strategic direction for a school as well as all of the roles expected of a school leader including operational and capital-funded projects, staffing, professional development, policy development and implementation as well as marketing, health and safety and safeguarding.
Clare is a passionate leader of learning. She comes to Qatar with a range of leadership experience Internationally and from the United Kingdom. Clare believes that academic excellence sits at the heart of any good educational institution. This requires the right leadership team and recruiting teachers who are committed to the children we teach not just academically but also pastorally. Developing ethical leaders of the future is fundamental to Clare’s beliefs and values. Building learning that supports and develops values, character, student leadership sits at the heart of her philosophy. Clare is a committed forward-thinking leader who places student learning at the heart of everything she does.