Array Ed VAINKER
Principal and Co-Founder, Reach Academy, Feltham
From 2003-2007 Ed Vainker was Teacher in inner-city London schools, teaching French & History. From 2009-2012 he was Senior Director, Teacher Support and Teach for All. He set strategy for a team that supported ‘Teach For’ organisations to improve the quality of training and support offered to their participants. Currently he is leading an all-through school for pupils aged 2-18 with 780 pupils, 100 staff and a budget of £5m. The school achieved the 15th best GCSE results out of 6000 schools in England in 2017 and was judged Outstanding by Ofsted in 2018. He is Founder of the Reach Children's Hub, charity set up to support children from cradle to career in Feltham.