Full name:

Michelle Chalmers

Where did you grow up?

I grew up in Chelmsford, Essex.


Rickstones Senior in Witham, Essex.

Your previous role and place of work:

My last job was as a behaviour focused teaching assistant at the Lantern Primary School in Ely.

What are you most looking forward to about working at King’s Ely?

Being able to work in an amazing environment and meeting new children and staff!

Hobbies/interests outside of school:

I take part in triathlons, swimming, cycling and running most weeks! I’m also a keen skier.

What did you want to be when you were growing up?

I wanted to be a nurse.

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?

Time travel!

What was the last book you read?

Me Before You.

What song are you most likely to sing at a karaoke?

Gangsta’s Paradise!

What is your favourite film?

The Shawshank Redemption.

Do you have any phobias or fears?

I’m scared of spiders and the dark!

Name three things you would want with you if stranded on a desert island for a week:

A rowing boat, some Prosecco and my husband!

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