IStip Officers

At Headquarters

The two IStip professional officers, oversee the day-to-day running and management of induction:

  • providing support and advice to schools and NQTs;
  • overseeing training;
  • ensuring the National College for Teaching & Leadership is kept updated with details of NQTs;
  • liaising with government bodies on induction matters.

Judith FennJudith Fenn

Executive Director

Judith oversees the overall management of IStip and has oversight of its strategic direction. She has worked for TIP since 2005; before that she was a teacher in independent schools, latterly a deputy head.

Telephone: 0203 5863137
Email: judith.fenn@istip.co.uk

Tamazin SteeleTamazin Steele

NQT Induction Manager

Tamazin manages the day-to-day administration of IStip and liaison with schools; she also conducts some Quality Assurance visits, and is involved with training. Prior to joining IStip in 2015, Tamazin was Deputy Head of Science in a large secondary school in south west London. As part of this role, she had responsibility for mentoring NQTs within her department.

Telephone: 0203 5863138
Email: tamazin.steele@istip.co.uk

Quality Assurance Officers

The team of Quality Assurance Officers are responsible for visiting schools in order to carry out that part of Panel’s remit which is concerned with oversight of quality, and support. Each year, IStip seeks to visit some 20% of NQTs. (See more information about the Quality Assurance visit.)

Tim TurveyTim Turvey
Senior Quality Assurance Officer

Tim was a biology teacher for twenty years before becoming Head of Hulme Grammar, Oldham and latterly King’s School Chester. From 2004-07 he was Chairman of the Induction Panel.

Email: tim.turvey@istip.co.uk

Carole Baker

Carole Baker
Quality Assurance Officer

Carole taught Mathematics for twenty-six years and was Assistant Head at St Leonards-Mayfield School where she was also the Induction Tutor. From 2003 until 2013 she was the Head of The Towers Convent School and served as ISA’s representative on IStip from November 2008.

Email: carole.baker@istip.co.uk

Julia Burns

Julia Burns
Quality Assurance Officer

Julia taught History in independent day schools before becoming Head of Leicester High School 2003-13, during which time she served as the GSA representative on the ISC teacher induction panel. She delivers training courses for HMCPD and is currently a Governor of three independent schools.

Email: julia.burns@istip.co.uk

Rob Decamp

Rob Decamp
Quality Assurance Officer

Rob taught Geography initially in the maintained sector and then at Millfield School for 35 years. He was a Houseparent, Head of Sixth Form, Director of Studies and, for 15 years, Deputy Head with a role that encompassed all aspects of staff development including the induction of NQTs.

Email: rob.decamp@istip.co.uk

Janet Limrick

Janet Limrick
Quality Assurance Officer

Janet taught Chemistry in independent schools for 30 years. She has been a Housemistress and Director of Studies before being appointed Assistant Head where her role included responsibility for staff CPD, the induction of new teaching staff and regulatory requirements.

Email: janet.limrick@istip.co.uk

Alison Page

Alison Page
Quality Assurance Officer

Alison taught Modern Languages in maintained and independent schools. Latterly she was Senior Mistress at Oundle School with responsibility for all staff CPD and the induction of new teaching staff. Her role included ITT training, NQT induction and acting as a Regional NQT Coordinator for IStip.

Email: alison.page@istip.co.uk

Joe Peake

Joe Peake
Quality Assurance Officer

Joe has taught chemistry in three independent schools and was an A level Chief Examiner in the subject. For 21 years he was the Head of St George’s College, Weybridge and at different times, chaired the Society of Heads and the Catholic Independent Schools’ Conference

Email: joe.peake@istip.co.uk

Angela Rawlinson

Angela Rawlinson
Quality Assurance Officer

Originally from New Zealand, and with over 35 years of experience in education, Angela has enjoyed being part of the British education system for 26 years. She was Head of Marlborough Primary School in Kensington and Chelsea, and then Head of St Mary’s Prep School in Hampstead. Angela is a trained ISI Inspector, an RE Inspector for the Diocese of Westminster and is currently a Governor of a London Prep School.

Email: angela.rawlinson@istip.co.uk

Diana Rose
Quality Assurance Officer

Diana RoseA career teacher who spent 15 years in state grammar schools and then became Head of Sixth Form at St Helen’s Northwood, Deputy Head of Oxford High School and eventually Head of The Royal Masonic School for Girls, retiring in December 2016. She chairs the Education Committee at Wycombe Abbey, Godolphin & Latymer and Kingston Grammar School and is joining the Executive of a Multi-Academy Trust in Herts. A member of the Wolfson Foundation Education Panel for 24 years, she is very interested in supporting schools in deprived areas to raise standards and is associated with The Royal National Children’s Foundation. She was one of the first generation of women to attend Kings College, Cambridge where she studied History and Social & Political Sciences

Email: diana.rose@istip.co.uk

Les Wilkinson

Les Wilkinson
Quality Assurance Officer

Les taught English at the King’s School Macclesfield and at Nottingham High School, where he was also Head of Sixth Form before being appointed as Senior Master. He has a special interest in drama, and as an induction tutor for many years he also organised and ran regional NQT meetings.

Email: les.wilkinson@istip.co.uk