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Nicola Fisher

Lead Teaching Assistant, The Barlow RC High School and Specialist Science College - Winner of 2020 SEND Award for Outstanding Contribution to SEND and Achieved 2020 Pearson National Teaching Award Certificate for Teaching Assistants

Nik Fisher currently works as the Lead TA (HLTA) at the Barlow Roman Catholic School in Didsbury, Manchester. Despite their location in the leafy suburbs of South Manchester they are a school that has a significant number of pupils with complex needs.
Nik been working as a TA/LSA/SW for approximately 25+ years, she has worked with pupils from 11 – 25yrs old in mainstream secondary schools and a college environment, all with varying support needs. It is her passion working with pupils with support needs and seeing them flourish in life, it is the most rewarding career anybody could have.