Ed Vainker

What are you leading?

Reach Academy Feltham

How did your experiences as a fellow inspire or prepare you for what you’re doing now?

My experience on the programme confirmed that I wanted to spend my career seeking to make Britain a more just country and ensure that opportunity was spread equally. It confirmed that I could make a difference and that the young people I taught could achieve just as much as their wealthier peers.

What's next?

We are going to open a second school in our same community and are working on setting up the “Reach Hub” an organization which will offer wrap-around cradle to career services to our community.

Alumni info

Partner

Alumni Cohort

2003

Current Home

London, England

Subject(s) Taught

French

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Leadership Journey

2003

Joined the programme in the inaugural cohort

2006

Joined the leadership team in a new school

2009

Joined Teach For All support organisations with Teacher Training

2011

Successfully applied to open Reach Academy Feltham

2014

School judged ‘Outstanding’

2017

First set of exam results places Reach 15th out of 6000 schools nationally