Meet Our Management Committee
James Fischer II
Area of Responsibility: Safeguarding, provision of Information
James has held many senior positions throughout his career, leading on Safeguarding and ensuring Government Standards are implemented. "Holding leaders to account and being clear about our expectations for young people at Ryes Education is paramount. As we know, we choose these roles to make sure the children feel safe and appreciated by the adults they come into contact with when in our schools."
Area of Responsibility: Personal Development
Ian has worked as a registered mental health nurse since 1988. More recently he has worked at director level in services providing adult mental health care and children’s services. He is passionate about the education that children receive and has a desire to ensure that every child gets the best possible education and opportunities to succeed in life.
Area of Responsibility: Quality of Education
Des worked as a Teacher and Head Teacher in both the mainstream and specialist education sectors for over 20 years. Although now retired from education, Des brings a wealth of experience and commitment to educating vulnerable children. These days, when not serving on the Management
Committee, Des spends his time as Director of a number of not for profit enterprises, most often related to community Theatre and the Arts.