Lisa Cardinali

Lisa completed a Post-Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management and gained Chartered status of the CIPD whilst working at The Crown Estate. She then joined the HR team at Highgate School where, over the course of nearly ten years, she developed an extensive knowledge of the full spectrum of HR practice in education including Safer Recruitment, safeguarding, employee relations, payscale design, and policy development.

In 2017, Lisa was invited to provide advice on employment matters during the pre-opening and opening stages of LAE Tottenham, a new 16-19 free school. She remained at the school as HR Manager, dividing her time between LAE Tottenham and Highgate.

Lisa has now joined GMAT in the role of People Director and is enjoying her role leading the HR function and supporting the expansion of the Trust.

In addition, Lisa is a Trust-appointed Governor at a primary school in North London.

Our Parents Say

I’ve been so impressed with Goffs-Churchgate. My daughter is in Year 7 and is really enjoying her time so far, plus she has come on leaps and bounds academically from when she first started. She really enjoys coming to school, which in turn makes us very happy. It’s a fabulous school; well done to all the staff for making this school what it is today.

I am extremely happy with the school. My daughter is doing so well and has achieved a lot in five months. I can say that the discipline procedure is fair and affective and keeps my daughter on track. I would definitely recommend the school to future Year 7.

Great school, managed well. Our child loves it at Goffs-Churchgate.

My daughter is really happy to come to school.

Believing in the kids and not giving up on them.

My daughter felt that the teacher really listened and understood her concerns, so I really appreciate and thank him for that.

I am blown away by the care that is shown (and has always been shown) by Goffs staff to my children.

Our child is thriving as part of the Goffs community.

My daughter is flourishing at Goffs; thanks to all the staff for their dedication.

The Nursery staff have always been amazing with the children.

Throughout the school there are many kind, caring, lovely, easy to speak to staff members.

All children are well-mannered and kind.

Nice, homely, welcoming atmosphere.

Great school and teachers are very caring and do go the extra mile.