The Team

Iraj Felfeli Director of New River Teaching Alliance
With 23 years teaching experience and winner of Pearson’s Teaching Awards 2014, Iraj has successfully led a maths department, line managed Science and Maths specialism and is currently a Deputy Headteacher at Alexandra Park School.
Kate Dowling Teaching Alliance Advisor
Kate is responsible for coordinating trainee recruitment, school placements and university offers across our alliance.
Henry Hammond Director of Science and Maths specialist
Henry has 14 years of experience as a KS3,4&5 physics specialist teacher; of which four have been as Head of KS5 Science, three as Head of Physics and four as Director of the Science and Maths Specialism.

Anna CannonTeacher Training
Anna is our specialist in recruitment for teacher training. In addition to being a successful Maths Teacher, Anna has been responsible for bringing over 100 teachers into the profession over the last 5 years.