How to make your school or Trust a great place to work, led by Mandy Coalter.
In the session Mandy will cover content from her successful book ‘Talent Architects; how to make your school a great place to work.’ She will set out her evidence based 4 pillar model that schools can apply with practical tips for leaders to take away.
Mandy Coalter, LLB, FCIPD
Mandy is the Founder of ‘Talent Architects’ with a simple mission; helping schools become great places to work. Talent Architects providers consultancy and advisory support to school groups, coaching and mentoring, training and events/conferences. Mandy’s successful book ‘Talent Architects; how to make your school a great place to work’ was published in 2018.
From 2012 to 2019 Mandy was Director of People at United Learning, responsible for HR, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Marketing and Communications. United Learning is one of the largest school groups in the UK, running circa 80 schools across State and Independent sectors employing over 8000 staff. Mandy built the group reputation as an employer, taking forward key priorities such as developing leaders, talent management, employee engagement, well-being, recruitment, pay and performance management.
The United Learning HR team won the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development ‘HR Team of the Year’ in 2016. HR Magazine listed Mandy in the top 10 ‘HR Most Influential’ in both 2018 and 2019 - where she was ranked the 7 th most influential HR Director in the UK. Mandy was also shortlisted for the HR Excellence Awards ‘HR Director of the Year’ 2018.
Mandy has previously worked in senior roles in the NHS, Local Government, the Charity sector and with schools. She is also a very experienced Board Director and advisor on aspects of corporate governance. She is a Trustee/Director of the Diocese of Coventry Multi Academy Trust and the National Teaching Awards Trust. She is a graduate in Law, a Fellow of the CIPD, a qualified Executive Coach and an NLP practitioner.