Leadership and Management Team
Please see below the details of our Leadership and Management Team.
Head of Service
M: 07887 540921
Jane joined the Berkshire Sensory Consortium Service in 1992 as a Teacher of the Deaf. Before becoming Head of Service in January 2018 she worked within the Service as a Deaf/Hearing Loss Team Leader and as the Service Development Coordinator. Jane leads the Early Years and Deafness postgraduate course through Hertfordshire University and is a lecturer on the Teacher of the Deaf Mandatory Qualification.
Hearing Impairment Coordinator
M: 07786 511851
Gail joined the Berkshire Sensory Consortium Service in 2006 after teaching in mainstream primary schools for 12 years. She completed the mandatory training to become a qualified Teacher of the Deaf in 2008 and went on to complete a Masters in Education (hearing impairment). She became our Hearing Impairment Coordinator in September 2019.
Vision Impairment Coordinator
M: 07823 535146
Jean Joined the service in 2014. She began working with children with a vision impairment in 1991, in a school for children with multi-disabilities and vision impairment. Whilst working at this school she gained a BPhil in Vision Impairment. As a VI teacher Jean has worked in England, Sierra Leone and Indonesia. Before returning to England, she completed her Masters (Special Education) and an Advanced Diploma in Dyslexia and Literacy. She became our Vision Impairment Co-ordinator in September 2021.
Multi-Sensory Impairment Coordinator
M: 07887 548141
Neel began her teaching career as a secondary school teacher before working with and then managing an Early Years Specialist Support Service. She is qualified as an EarlyBird trainer and holds a Masters in multi-sensory impairment (MSI). Before joining Berkshire Sensory Consortium Service in 2014, she worked with Sense, a leading deafblind voluntary sector organisation.
M: 07798 534409
Lisa became a Teacher of the Deaf in 1997 and completed a Masters degree in Educational Audiology in 2004. She worked for many years at Mary Hare School for the Deaf as a Maths teacher and Educational Audiologist. In 2013 she joined the Berkshire Sensory Consortium Service and now works as the Service Educational Audiologist. Lisa leads two Modules (Educational Audiology in Context and Family Friendly Multi-Agency Working) on the University of Hertfordshire/Mary Hare MSc (Educational Audiology)