Mrs Nash is Executive Principal of Sir Thomas Wharton Academy. Prior to this, she was the Principal of Maltby Academy. She has also held other roles within Maltby Academy; Vice Principal with responsibility for Curriculum, Learning and Student progress and has also held a number of leadership roles as Assistant Principal with an extensive knowledge of learning across all key stages including, when she joined Maltby Comprehensive School as Head of Sixth Form. In these leadership roles, Mrs Nash led on many key strategies to secure effective curriculum design and implementation, whole school accountability through quality assurance and self-evaluation and the use of performance data to evaluate Academy provision.
Mrs Nash was instrumental in shaping working practices across the Maltby Learning Community of schools and secured the commitment of Primary Head Teachers and classroom practitioners to a collaborative curriculum model 0-19. She worked as the conduit to secure the collective accountability for children and young peoples' learning and progress and continues as Associate Principal to play a key role, collaborating with other Principals within the Learning Trust to shape key strategy.
Mrs Nash is also a champion of highly effective Continuing Professional Development opportunities, having achieved NPQH and more recently being instrumental in the research, preparation and delivery of the National Professional Qualification for over 170 aspiring Senior Leaders on behalf of the National College for the local Teaching School Alliance. Mrs Nash achieved SLE status (School Improvement Planning) in October 2012.