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Jenny Aviss, Senior Adviser and Governor

Jenny Aviss has extensive experience in educational leadership.

Having a first degree in Music, she then undertook a Masters in Psychology and Special Educational needs at London University.

A Head Teacher by the age of 30, she went on to hold 3 London Headships before becoming Director of Schools and eventually Schools and Colleges at the Alpha Plus Group in 2009.

In this role she performed an executive leadership and  governance function for 14 Schools and 4 Sixth Form Colleges and was also responsible, in conjunction with colleagues, for the appointment of Heads and senior post holders within the group.

Additionally, during her time at Alpha Plus she initiated the development and founding of 3 schools which  included Wetherby Prep,  Cheptow House a Co- Educational  school and a Special Educational Needs school, Abingdon House.

In 2016, having been appointed to the role of Chief Operating Officer for Northern Europe for the Inspired Education Group, she was asked to undertake interregnum Headship of St George’s International School in Montreux, Switzerland. After almost 5 years as Principal, she returned to the U.K. in August 2021.

Her experience in school leadership and management  covers Nursery to , IGCSE, IB, Boarding, and  International.

Jenny now works as a Senior Advisor for RSAcademics, as a Governor for 2 schools (Health and Safety and Early Years Committees), and as a Trustee of Gloucestershire Academy of Music (Finance and Bursary committees).

Additionally , Jenny serves in the Judiciary as a  Magistrate in the Family Courts.

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