Christian Bunting

Accounting Officer

Bradford Birth to 19 Teaching School Alliance


Email: christian.bunting@stedmundsbradford.org.uk

Telephone: 01274 543282

After working in Leadership positions in Secondary Schools in London & Bradford. Christian moved to work in initial teacher training. Christian has been Teaching School Director for the last five years. He sits on the Bradford Opportunity Area Partnership Board and says the goal of positive social mobility through school improvement is at the heart of what drives him forward in his role. 

Ben McGregor

Head of Initial Teacher Training

Bradford Birth to 19 SCITT

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Email: ben.mcgregor@bradfordbirthto19.org

Telephone: 01274 494898

Having successfuly taught at Bingley Grammar School for 19 years, working across a variety of curriculum and pastoral based roles whilst leading the ITT provision. 

Ben was successfully appointed as Head of Initial Teacher Training at Bradford Birth to 19 SCITT in February 2020.

Ben says, "Working in ITT is incredibly rewarding, not only watching the trainees grow into fantastic teachers but seeing the impact the trainees have on the young people of Bradford is amazing". He strongly believes that education plays a vital role in young people`s life chances, training great teachers is key to the success of young people in Bradford.


Holly Holden

Primary Training Leader

Email: holly.holden@bradfordbirthto19.org

Telephone: 01274 494898

After starting her early career in play settings, Holly qualified to teach in 2010. She has spent the last 10 years working across all Primary age phases and specialises in Creative Arts. Holly is an SLE for Bradford Birth to 19 and has delivered training to teachers and trainees in schools across Bradford. Since joining our SCITT team last year, Holly has enjoyed supporting trainees and says it is always rewarding to see our trainees achieve their goals and start a new career. 

Vladislava Waley

Secondary Course Leader

Bradford Birth to 19 SCITT

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Email: scitt@bradfordbirthto19.org

Telephone: 01274 494898

With 20 year teaching experience ranging from a classroom teacher, Head of Faculty and in the past 8 years an Assistant Headteacher of a successful local academy, Vlad has contributed to the establishment of our secondary SCITT course for which she is now a course leader. Her main expertise is student progress, assessment of learning & teaching and professional development of staff. 

Abigail Traynor

SCITT & Teaching School Administrative Lead / Officer

Bradford Birth to 19 Teaching School Alliance


Email: Abigail.traynor@bradfordbirthto19.org

Telephone: 01274 494898 / 01274 543282

Having successfully worked in a local Primary School for over 9 years, Abi joined Bradford Birth to 19 and took on the role of becoming an Administrative Lead / Officer for the SCITT and Teaching School, directly managing the Administration team.  

Semina Farooqi

Teaching School and SCITT Administrative Assistant 

Bradford Birth to 19 Teaching School Alliance

Email: Semina.farooqi@bradfordbirthto19.org 

Telephone: 01274 494898 / 01274 543282

Shazeea Hussain

Bradford Birth to 19 SCITT Administrative Apprentice

Email: shazeea.hussain@bradfordbirthto19.org

Telephone: 01274 494898 / 01274 543282