QUALIFICATIONS (2000 onwards)
June 2013: Master of Arts: The University of Manchester Faculty of Humanities: School of Education Process Consultancy
October 2010: The Coaching Programme: The University of Manchester Centre for Educational Leadership
2007: School Improvement Partner Wirral Local Authority – Qualified as a school improvement partner in 2007.
September 2005: Ofsted inspector qualification – focus education – Next framework.
December 2003: Ofsted Inspector Qualification – Linwood Consultants ltd. – Inspector number: 32921
Employment History (1990 Onwards)
2010 to date: Co-Director of Malcro Consultants
Self-employed as an Education Consultant and School Improvement Associate with all school based work handled through the company.
Public Liability Insurance in place. I currently work in a number of schools as the external adviser for Headteacher and, in some schools, Deputy Headteacher Performance Management/Appraisal processes. In addition, on a needs led basis, I support schools with overall school improvement and development.
2010 to 2013: DRiiiVE
DRiiiVE was a subsidiary of MALCRO and specialised in supporting professional development.
2007 to 2010: Consultant Leader: Primary Wirral LA
Member of the Wirral Primary Team focusing on school improvement.
Specialisms: Leadership and Management in the Primary Sector; the Early Headship Programme; coaching training establishing an Executive Coaching group; induction procedures for newly qualified teachers in all sectors.
2006 to 2007: Seconded to Wirral LA as Consultant
Seconded from Headship for a year to work as part of the Wirral L A Primary team with responsibility for school improvement and assessment.
Maintained responsibility for Headteacher role.
1990 to 2007: Headteacher
Headteacher – Great Meols Primary School, Elwyn Road, Wirral. Group 3