We are proud to be supporting the Kent Teacher of the Year Awards 2018 as a Key partner. Nominations are now open for these prestigious annual awards.
The Kent Teacher of the Year Awards showcases the county’s flagship educators, support staff and school volunteers who have gone beyond the call of duty for the benefit of their pupils and school community. To make a nomination simply visit http://www.kmcharityteam.co.uk/schools/teacheroftheyear/and complete the nomination page. The deadline to submit a nomination for 2018 is 1 March.
The launch for the 2018 contest – organised by the KM Charity Team in partnership with the KM Group – was held at the Mercure Great Danes Hotel near Maidstone, which will host the awards ceremony in May 2018. The event is endorsed by former England rugby Captain, Catherine Spencer.
Academic categories include literacy, maths, sport, foreign languages, sciences and drama and performing arts, amongst other subjects. These categories run alongside the major awards of primary school teacher of the year, secondary school teacher of the year, team of the year, senior leadership team and head teacher of the year.
Volunteers and non teaching staff such as career advisers, school secretaries, school business managers, dinner ladies and caretakers are also recognised for their contribution to schools.
A panel of judges select winners from each local authority area, and then have the tough task of picking the county’s overall champions.
We are proud to be supporting the event and will present the 'School Business Manager of the year’ award on the night.
Phil Reynolds, Senior Manager and Academies specialist at Kreston Reeves commented, “We are proud to be able to support these awards again in recognising the unsung heroes of the teaching profession and broader education sector. Strained budgets and pressures on funding means we are guiding many in the sector on managing finance and we applaud them for their passion and dedication in continuing to make a positive difference to the future of our younger generation.”
Rob Sellers, Senior Manager and Academies specialist at Kreston Reeves added, “We are particularly proud to be presenting the 'School Business Manager of the year’ award at this year’s event. The role of the School Business Manager is becoming more and more challenging and those who perform this role deserve to be recognised for the invaluable support they offer their schools and academies. They are a key component in making their educational institution operate on a day-to-day basis and we look forward to celebrating their achievements on the awards evening”.
Peter Manser, Partner and Head of Academies and Education said, “Being a part of these awards helps us to better understand the unique issues our clients in the education sector face - enabling us to better support them, as well as celebrate the achievements of those who tackle these head on. We’re delighted to support to support the awards and look forward to congratulating the finalists on the night!”
View the video below about the Kent Teacher of the Year Awards, including comment by Rob Sellers:
Please click here to read more about the Kent Teacher of the Year Awards.
Please click here for more information about the services Kreston Reeves provides to the Academies and education sector and click here to find out more about our academies and education workshops we are holding across January 2018.
Pictured below: Rob Sellers at the launch of the Kent Teacher of the Year Awards 2018. Photo supplied by KM Group.