Shaheen Myers has over 22 years’ experience in inner-city schools and established a background in leading and supporting schools in challenging circumstances. Her exposure within the wider aspects of education has been both broad and diverse. She held headship and executive leadership roles in a large, culturally diverse Multi Academy Trust. Has trained as an Ofsted Inspector and is an experienced board member for 3 multi academy trusts. She was an experienced facilitator on the NPQ programmes and worked as a director for professional development for a large MAT. Shaheen has also mentored and coached new head teachers.
Shaheen has a wealth of experience across the sector and most recently in her role as Deputy Director for Education in a large local authority. This strategic role included all educational establishments, working with MATs and CEOs across a city on shared vision for education and outcomes. She worked closely with Department for Education, Ofsted, Elected Members, and other local authorities.
Shaheen is currently the founder of Balance:ed a company formed to support the wellbeing of senior leaders, school staff and governance across the education sector to try and stem the recruitment and retention crisis currently facing the profession. She leads on whole staff training events, senior leader supervision and support, strategy development, keynotes and consultancy.
Shaheen is an experienced public speaker and has led key notes at a wide range of educational events in her role as Deputy Director for a large local authority and now Founder of Balance:ed. Her style is defined as engaging, inspiring, uplifting and thought provoking.
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