Alison Harbottle
Head of School, The Charter School East Dulwich

Alison is the Head of School for The Charter School East Dulwich, joining in September 2021. 

As a dynamic and experienced school leader Alison has 15 years of teaching and educational leadership across The Charter School North Dulwich, Prendergast Ladywell School and for Aldridge Education Trust. Her passion is in ensuring excellence for every child and family through school development and improvement.

In her roles as Assistant Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher and most recently, as Senior Trust Lead across nine schools, she has helped lead the transformation of educational provision for pupils and staff in a wide range of contexts.

Alongside her continued enthusiasm for her teaching subject of Mathematics, Alison achieved her NPQH in 2019, successfully completed the Mayor of London's Getting Ahead Programme and is currently completing a master’s degree in Education and International Development with UCL.