Communication and Marketing

Made up of serving primary and secondary teachers, FE practitioners and teachers who have stepped away from the classroom, our Communication and Marketing Team keep The MTPT Project community updated about our work and events across social media, and support with our communication with schools and partners.

Gemma Molyneux, @GHOEnglish
PA to the Founder

Gemma is a former English teacher and second in department, currently tutoring and completing her MA in Coaching and Mentoring whilst on an extended maternity break.  She provides support with administration and schools communication and also leads the way with fundraising initiatives for The MTPT Project such as EasyFundraising and Buy Me a Coffee.

Rubeena Yoosuf

Rubeena is a secondary KS3 Coordinator for Science, preparing to take up a part-time Head of Chemistry role when she returns from her second maternity leave.  She is interested in promoting flexible working in education and reducing the impact of the motherhood penalty.



Rubeena schedules content for The MTPT Project on Twitter.

Emma Sheppard, @emma_au_soleil
Provence, France

Emma is managed by the social media team who remind her of promises she has made to do things, and to put the right dates on things.

She is trying to use the social media team to wean her off her smartphone, but it’s not really working.  She (wo)mans the Twitter inbox and dabbles around on LinkedIn when she finds the time.

Kim Cunningham, @organikcmummy
Social Media Manager

Primary Teacher, Kim organises our social media team, as well as scheduling Facebook and Instagram posts and stories.  She also acts as The MTPT Project’s Stirling Representative.

Laura Nwanya

Laura has been a senior leader in primary schools for the past 6 years. 

She is passionate about staff wellbeing and retaining incredible teachers in the profession.  Laura knows a huge part of that is creating family friendly schools – which has been vital for her success as a mother and a leader! 

She is about to embark on the next stage of her career as deputy head and will be supporting the MTPT project by volunteering to schedule posts on Twitter.

Jenny Turner, @jt_geog

Jenny is a Geography teacher based in the East Midlands.

She is currently on maternity leave with her second child and supports The MTPT Project by scheduling posts on Instagram.

Nina Charalambous

Nina is a doctoral researcher whose PhD explores how mothers who are primary school teachers in the UK navigate motherhood and work.

She has been a teacher and senior leader in primary schools for ten years and now works in policy for a children’s charity alongside her studying.

Laura Chapman, @chapmanlj
Milton Keynes

 Laura is a part-time English teacher and second in department in Oxfordshire who has recently returned to work from her first maternity leave.

Alongside juggling the return to work and mum life she’s completing an MA in Applied English. 

Jenny Marchant

Jenny is a former Head of Science who is currently on her second maternity leave.

She is supporting the MTPT project by scheduling some of the Twitter posts.