Kim Knappett, president
Kim started her teaching career in 1987 where she taught science in Northolt, Middlesex, for two years before returning to south-east London where she now teaches at a boy's school in Forest Hill.
She started her own education at Stillness Infant and Junior schools and Sydenham Girls Secondary school, London. She went on to do her chemistry degree at University College London and her PGCE at King's College London.
Kim joined AMMA (the Assistant Masters and Mistresses Association), a fore runner to ATL, in 1986 as a student. She has been an active member of the inner London ATL branch since graduating and on ATL's ruling executive committee since 2002.