Cat Rushton, Director of ATT Institute

Cat joined the central ATT Team as Director of Institute in September 2022 and brought with her extensive experience of leading professional development both within and across educational settings.

Most recently, Cat was part of the Senior Leadership Team at The Nicholas Hamond Academy and played a pivotal role in moving the Academy into its current Ofsted Good rating. Cat has been working in Education for 17 years and previously had roles that included Regional Science Lead Practitioner and Director of Science.

In addition to a wealth of knowledge leading on professional development in schools, Cat also has experience delivering accredited courses including NPQs and the ECF, she is a trained leadership coach and holds an NPQSL and the SSAT Lead Practitioner Accreditation. Cat in currently studying for a master’s in educational leadership.