EKC Group has appointed Tammy Mitchell as its new Executive Director for Schools and Early Years.

Tammy joins the organisation from her most recent role with Kent County Council where she led on the Pupil Premium Strategy for Kent as well as taking on the role of Senior Improvement Adviser for East Kent. In this role Tammy has been leading a team of Improvement Advisers on a wide range of training and development programmes across the county.

She brings a wealth of leadership and education sector experience to this key new strategic role, taking up her first Headship in Northampton in 2006.

Tammy said: “The EKC Group is a unique and forward thinking organisation with an exciting vision. I am really looking forward to being part of the plans for the Schools Trust and the development of the Group, and am eagerly anticipating starting my new role in September.”

Group Principal and EKC Group Graham Razey said: “I’d like to welcome Tammy into her new role and wish her every success as she gets on with the important job of developing the new EKC Schools Trust.”