Katie Black

Katie is our Frontline Coach and leads the safeguarding awareness sessions at Year Here. Her background is in education, with 15 years’ experience working in East London schools as a teacher, senior leader, and advisor.

Katie was the head of an alternative provision for children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties in Barking and Dagenham and now supports schools and social care settings as a consultant and trainer.
Now based in Edinburgh with her young family, Katie is on the Board of Trustees at The Harmeny Education Trust, a Scottish based charity that provides a range of services in the areas of care, education, outdoor learning, and staff development.