Louise has held the Deputy Principal role since January 2022.
Louise joined the college as Quality Improvement Director in September 2014, having responsibility for developing and implementing a comprehensive and effective strategy to drive quality development and improvements across the college and all areas of the curriculum, including the design and delivery of excellence teaching, learning and assessment. This supported the college to secure a ‘good’ rated by OfSTED in 2014 which was maintained in 2017.
Following a move into an Assistant Principal role, Louise was appointed as Vice Principal – Student Engagement in March 2020. As well as continuing to have responsibility for quality, her remit was extended to include responsibility for marketing, safeguarding, additional learning support (ALS) and supporting special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) across college, as well as student entitlement areas such as admissions, careers, and the Study Hubs in addition to information technology and business learning technologies and, more recently human resources and payroll.
Louise began her career in further education in 2004 as a lecturer, teaching in business and management and information technology curriculum areas and has held several roles in a college setting including being an Advanced Practitioner and a Head of School after spending time in training roles in the public and private sector.
Prior to joining City of Wolverhampton College, Louise’s last role was Head of Professional Development at Walsall College – with responsibility for improving standards and performance in teaching and learning. Louise was lead for teaching, learning and assessment when the college secured an ‘outstanding’ rating by OfSTED in 2013.