Tuesday Humby

National director of teaching and training

Tuesday Humby joined OAT in 2010. She is a former principal and executive principal having led Ormiston Chadwick Academy in Widnes from special measures to outstanding in just over two years. The school was in the top 100 schools nationally for progress for three years running under Tuesday’s leadership. She was also the former regional director for the north for OAT, overseeing nine secondary and two primary schools, and two associate schools. Tuesday holds master’s degrees in both child law and educational leadership & management and is a qualified SENCo. She is a current Ofsted Inspector and is a member of the Headteacher Board for the Lancashire and Yorkshire Region.

Tuesday has taught across private and public sectors nationally and internationally. She has significant experience of school leadership at all levels and continues to be an active practitioner in the classroom, teaching across a range of subjects including law, politics, drama, English and mathematics. In 2018 she was shortlisted in the top 50 for the Global Teacher Prize.

In her role as national director of teaching and training, Tuesday leads, develops and facilitates all enrichment activity, curriculum, CPD and leadership development programmes at all levels within the Trust, drawing on her significant experience leading both regional and subject lead practitioners, and the enrichment and social action teams. Tuesday also oversees the development of our outstanding SCITT, The OAKS, from a regionally based model to one of the largest national SCITTs in the country.