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Meet the team

Tim Elbourne

Diocesan Director of Education

The Revd Tim Elbourne came to Chelmsford as Director of Education (DDE) in 2013 and leads the Education Team. 

Tim chairs the Chaplaincy Council at Anglia Ruskin University and the Grove Education editorial group.

Previously, Tim was Director of Education and an honorary Canon of Ely 1998-2012. Posts after ordination in 1986 have included University Chaplaincy, Clergy training…

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Advisers & Consultants

Carrie Prior

Schools Team Leader & Schools Adviser

Ruth Everett

Schools Adviser – RE Lead

Heather Tetchner

Schools Adviser – School Improvement

Helen Craig

Schools Adviser & Collective Worship Lead

Richard Hopkins

Schools Adviser

Ann Sharp

Early Years Adviser

Mike Simmonds

Governance Consultant

Support team

Peter Palmer

Schools Buildings and Organisation Officer

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Michelle Cottis

Education Support Officer

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Jill Smylie

Education Support Officer

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