Nina works as a Community Engagement Manager at Park Theatre where she leads on the Creative Learning classes there and is their designated safeguarding lead. She is an experienced Manager and Producer in the field of Creative Learning & Participation. She has worked as an inclusive Drama and Dance Facilitator for 18 years with children, young people within various community and education settings including PRU’s, SEN and in children and youth theatres. 

Nina has experience as a Practitioner with Barnardo’s for young people who were missing or had run away and who were sexually exploited. She was a Project Coordinator with Hoxton Hall, a Hackney based youth arts hub. Nina has previous experience as an SEN Teaching Assistant and Behaviour Support Mentor in Primary and Secondary schools across London. She spent 6 months working in Ecuador with the UK arts charity Articulate, in South America, running Arts workshops with street working children and young people.

"I was drawn to being a governor for SNS, as I wanted to become more closely connected to my local community and I wanted to support in ensuring that young people’s education in my community is enjoyable, inclusive, safe, equal and of a high standard."

Roles and contributions to SNS

Co-opted Link SEN Governor

Skills & experience options

  • Experience developing long-term strategies
  • Developed CPD and staff training opportunities
  • Experience as a safeguarding professional
  • Experience of developing & writing a Safeguarding Policy
  • Experience of equality training
  • Experience of mentoring
  • Experience of commissioning or managing capital projects
  • Experience of teaching
  • Experience of working directly with young people
  • Experience of curriculum development in formal or informal learning
  • Experience of fundraising