Maxine is a highly experienced children’s services professional who has lead partnerships between a diverse range of stakeholders on major national children’s services contracts, to deliver improved outcomes.
She qualified as a nursery teacher and spent her early working life as a teacher for children with additional needs, a home school liaison teacher and then progressed through a number of senior leadership roles in schools and Local Authorities. She was Assistant Director of Education for Cheshire County Council and Director for Strategy and Partnerships with Together for Children.
Maxine has experience of leading the development and implementation of transformational change processes to establish and promote strategic, cultural and organisational change within Public Sector settings along with partner agencies including the voluntary, community and faith sectors.
She has experience of working with “not for profit” organisations in growing their presence in schools, social care settings and work places.
She is currently Director for Education Services at M&P Consultancy who have a track record of successful contracts with National College for Teaching and Leadership, Action for Children and The National Day Nurseries Association.