Our Team

Our Team

The Trust central office is comprised of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and centralised Finance, HR, Governance and administrative functions.  The central office is also the home of the STEP Teaching School.  The SLT oversees support across the Trust schools and works very closely with the Trust’s Head Teachers and the Local Governing Bodies.

Gareth Nelmes

Chief Executive Officer

Gareth is the CEO for the Trust; taking an overview of all areas of work. He is supported by a diverse team of leading professionals. He is a National Leader of Education, qualified as an Executive Head Teacher through Manchester University and has set up and ran STEP Teaching School Alliance since its formation in 2014.

Lauren Gray

HR Manager

Dean Pomeroy

Director of Primary Schools

Dean is responsible for the school support and quality assurance functions across the primaries. He is a serving National Leader of Education and Pupil Premium Reviewer. Dean has extensive experience across the education sector as a former Outstanding HT, Education Director, Local Authority consultant Headteacher and Ofsted inspector.

James Tickle

Director of Secondary Schools

Bradgate Education Partnership