Pam is Beaumont’s Principal and has worked at Beaumont since August 2000, initially in the Behavioral Service, while also working closely with the Multi Element Support Plan that is each learner’s ‘Handbook’. Pam leads the college and line manages a number of teams directly; Finance, Funding, Behaviour and Human Resources. The teams work closely with Pam to maintain the student cohort and staff team. Pam leads the college education and support management teams via direct support of the Registered Manager and Assistant Principal (Education), this ensures that the college are able to fulfill each learner’s Individual Learner Schedule; this includes reporting to all stakeholders to ensure continued funding for learners. Pam has a first degree in Psychology with Sociology; a PgDip in Profound Learning Disability & Multi-Sensory Impairment and PgDip in Adults with Significant & Complex Needs at the University of St Andrews. In addition to this, Pam has undertaken a number of professional development training courses to provide a continually updated knowledge base, these are as follows; trained as a tutor in Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS); undertaken 60 practitioner hours in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and 30 practitioner hours in Group Dynamics Psychotherapy; completed an LSIS Management to Leadership course; qualified as an Institute of Applied Behavioral Analysis Practitioner; is a trained Designated Child & Adult Protection Advisor; holds an F.E. Teaching Certificate and has attended the Ofsted Nominee Training. Currently Pam is Chair to the Natpspec Principals Group (North). Outside of the workplace, Pam likes to engage in walking her wonderful Springer Spaniel Lucy, who has her (Pam) well trained, reading and listening to a diverse range of music.