Amanda Costello is the CEO of the Interaction and Communication Trust (ICAT) and remains the Principal of Milton School, Rotherham. Amanda is an experienced leader and has worked in both mainstream and specialist environments. Amanda is a National Leader of Education and has supported School Improvement across Yorkshire and Humber.
The Trust and its staff strive to create a learning community where entitlement, opportunity and challenge are celebrated and pupils receive a safe, secure and positive education in preparation for their adult lives, whilst being an integrated part of their local communities.
ICAT supports pupil’s achievements by providing the best possible education for each pupil through personalised, stimulating and enjoyable learning. The Trust aims to maximise every pupil’s potential to develop physically, socially and educationally by providing life-enriching experiences to support our pupil’s independence.
ICAT School Improvement work is driven by enquiry, research and innovation, inviting other schools to partner with us and share School Improvement strategies.
Our parent partnerships are essential and we encourage parents to become involved in the Trust schools across the region.
Director of Operations
Nicola has worked for the Trust since its creation and was previously employed at Castle Hill School. Nicola works across the Trust to ensure all projects are completed in line with DfE guidance and the Trusts funding agreement. She also manages all bids to support building and condition improvement projects. Nicola manages and produces policies for the Trust.
She is also the Data Protection Officer for the Trust.
Director of Finance
Jane has worked in education for over 10 years in primary, secondary and special schools. She has been the Business Manager at High Park for over 5 years and the Director of Finance for the trust since March 2018. Jane is a Specialist Leader of Education.
Director of IT
With over 20 years of IT experience in both the private and education sectors, Greg works to ensure IT services across the trust are implemented and delivered effectively.
Greg leads the Academy ICT teams to deliver a strong ICT service trust wide.