Meet The Team

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Mike Shorten - Principal Carmel College, CTTP Director
Deputy CEO Carmel Education Trust

  shortenm@carmel.bhcet.org.uk
  01325 523414
"Mike Shorten started the partnership in 1999 with just 2 trainees following the RTP and GTP programmes. As the director of CTTP, he has seen through the many changes and current expansion. He has taught in 3 schools over the past 26 years taking on roles such as Head of Year and Head of Department for religious education. Currently in his role as Head of School he leads the day to day business of Carmel College."
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Monita Atkinson - Director of Teaching School

  matkinson@carmel.bhcet.org.uk
  01325 523410

"Monita Atkinson has been at Carmel since qualifying in 1994. During that time she has been a Head of Year for 10 years working within Key Stage 3 and in charge of transition for 5 years liaising with up to 30 primary schools. She has worked with a variety of ITT providers and currently leads 14 mentors and is responsible for 15 trainees. As well as her ITT work she also facilitates and delivers a number of training programmes."

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Frances Shorten - Primary Lead
  fshorten@carmel.bhcet.org.uk
 01325 523460
"Frances Shorten has joined CTTP having worked for 26 years in education, her most recent post as a Primary School Head Teacher. Her experience includes working with children from 3-13 years in Primary and Middle Schools, in a range of contexts. Within the team, Frances role involves supporting the Primary Schools and their trainees throughout the course."
Marielle Thonnart - ITT Lead
  mthhonnart@carmel.bchet.org.uk
  01325 523474
"Marielle joined Carmel in 2011 and has since enjoyed a variety of roles around the school, from Confucius Classroom manager to International Coordinator. Marielle has been actively involved in supporting professional development for many years, as ITT and NQT mentor, Partnership Link Tutor and as a trainer and facilitator for various programmes, including ITT, TSST, school-to-school support and NPQML. Prior to joining the CTTP team as ITT and Secondary Lead in 2020, Marielle had held the position of Curriculum Leader for MFL for 5 years. Marielle is also lead for the Assessment Only Route to QTS and oversees NQT induction as an Appropriate Body"
Tyler Holmes - Marketing Coordinator
  tholmes@carmel.bhcet.org.uk
  01325 523474
"Tyler's has a role of Project Manager for Bishop Hogarth Catholic Education Trust. Alongside his role, he also has responsibilities in marketing, communications, and recruitment of Carmel Teacher Training Partnership and other areas of Carmel College Teaching School Alliance. Tyler has also recently completed his Master of Business Administration (MBA) qualification with Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. "