Jacqueline McQuade
  • The Award for Teaching Assistant of the Year
  • Regent High School
  • London

Jacqueline is a hugely valued, longstanding member of staff at this inner London school. Since joining 24 years ago, Jacqueline has shown a clear moral drive to improve the life chances of the most vulnerable students.

She is a Senior Teaching Assistant – holding HLTA status – and Cover Manager.

Jacqueline is the lead TA for students with physical disabilities, leading the Resource Base and the staff.

She is described by colleagues as conscientious, caring, highly capable, and as supportive and rigorous when helping newer staff.

She leads the school’s reading intervention programme and is a co-tutor to a Year 10 tutor group.