Our Team

The Delta strategic leadership team brings together the broad range of skills, experience and expertise crucial to delivering the Trust’s aspirational vision and objectives. We have worked together to develop our unique ethos and values underpinned by high expectations, an outstanding professional development programme, and established systems and procedures.  As a team, we are committed to doing whatever it takes to secure the best possible outcomes for our students.

Jo Perry

Jo Perry

Chief Executive Officer

Jo has extensive senior leadership experience and as Headteacher of The Quay School since 2008 has had responsibility for developing the provision and leading the school from Ofsted Special Measures to Outstanding.  Jo provides strategic leadership support and direction to Trust schools and has also extended this support to local schools. Jo qualified as a School Inspector in 2013 and was designated as a National Leader of Education in 2016.

John White

John White

Director of Special Education and Alternative Provision and Headteacher, The Quay School

John has extensive experience of school leadership in secondary, special and alternative provision settings, including his current role as Headteacher of the Quay School.  He is involved in school improvement in a variety of settings, both across the Trust and externally.  He has a particular interest in leadership mentoring and workforce development.  John also works as a school inspector for Ofsted, including being an enhanced SEN inspector.

Matthew McLoughlin-Parker

Matthew McLoughlin-Parker

Headteacher, Coppice Spring School

Matthew has worked in a variety of roles in both primary and special schools, including his current role as Headteacher of Coppice Spring School.  He has extensive knowledge of SEN provision, including curriculum design, assessment, and staff development.  He takes a lead on Local Authority liaison and SEN funding.

Jen Clifford

Jen Clifford

Chief Financial Officer

Jennifer is a Chief Finance Officer with 18 years’ experience in financial and operations management, initially in the corporate environment and then in the Education sector. Jen’s expertise is in the development of processes and procedures to manage complex financial systems, including those within Multi Academy Trusts and across different Local Authorities.  She has an excellent understanding of school funding, especially in Alternative Provision, Hospital and Special schools.  Jennifer is also responsible for financial audit across the Trust.

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