Chair of Governors
Diana has been a school governor for over 20 years working with both primary and secondary schools. In addition to her role at Mosaic she is currently a member of the Every Day Every Child Multi Academy Trust and Vice Chair of Grey Court School Local Governing Body. Diana is an independent education consultant and has extensive experience of providing consultancy services to awarding bodies and regulatory and government bodies. Her areas of expertise include modern languages, apprenticeships, post-16 and adult education policy and implementation. Since 2011 she has been an education advisor to the Department for Education on vocational and technical education.
Vice Chair of Governors
Vicky was appointed to the Governing Body in September 2014. She is an experienced HR Director starting her career in retail in Marks and Spencer. She then went to join the Compass Group as an HR Manager leaving 21 years later as an HR Director. Vicky is currently Director of People at the Lawn Tennis Association. She has supported the new CEO in recruiting his senior team and sits on the LTA Executive. For 10 years up to 2011 Vicky was Chair of Governors at Sheen Mount Primary School in East Sheen. During her time as Chair, the school built a new hall, became a phased 3 form entry and playing to Vicky’s recruiting skills recruited 2 Deputies and a new Headteacher. During the last few years she has missed being part of school life and is looking forward to being part of the MJPS community. She is married to a barrister and has twins aged 17 who leave school next year.
Shirley is a governor and the founding chair of the MJPS Governing Board until 2017. She was previously vice-chair of governors in a Surrey primary school. She trained as a teacher in Scotland but completed her Masters Degree in England. She was a Principal Lecturer at University of Roehampton, working with trainee teachers, experienced teachers and senior school managers. As an Educational Consultant she has led the development and quality assurance of new initiatives with schools, teacher training providers and organisations both in the UK and Europe. She has experience as an Ofsted inspector and trainer. Shirley was involved in the Jewish Teacher Training Partnership for many years and was Chair of the Jewish Resource Centre at University of Roehampton. Shirley and her husband have two children and three young grandchildren.
Jo has worked in education for the last 25 years. Her first degree was in Sociology (B.Sc>Hons) University of the Southbank London followed by a B.A.(Honours) in Social work from Bar-Ilan University Israel. She has several Early Years and Management qualifications and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She has recently retired as Head of Higher Education, Counselling and Early and Early Years at Kingston College where she was the Director of the Foundation Degrees in Early Years which are validated by Kingston University. She continues to work in Education at Roehampton University. Additionally, Jo has previous experience as a school governor. Mrs Dallal acts as an external examiner for Trinity St David’s University of Wales and Bucks New University.
Chair of Curriculum and Achievement Committee
David joined the Governing Body in January 2019. He is a qualified chartered accountant who has spent 5 years auditing single and multi-academy trusts during spells at Buzzacott and UHY Hacker Young. David has a daughter at Mosaic and in his day job, works as the Finance Manager for Adzuna, a job search engine based in Fulham.
Laurence graduated in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University, specialising in theoretical Physics.
Having graduated, went on to a successful 23 year career in investment banking, with his last position at Managing Director level, heading up the proprietary trading desk at Rabobank London.
After leaving investment banking , Laurence did a PGCE at St Mary’s University, attaining his QTS with full master’s credits. He had held two teaching positions, his first at FHS Sloane Square, where he was also responsible for promoting STEM, currently teaching Physics at Ibstock Place school.
He was on the first committee of Mosaic and was responsible for its first budget, which was presented to the DofE, and helped gain Mosaic’s approval as a free school. Both of his children attend/attended Mosaic and he is pleased to have also been a donor to this great school.