BA (Hons) English
MA English: Literature & Modernity
PGCE Secondary English
I have worked as a secondary and sixth form English teacher for 14 years. During that time I have been a head of subject and gained considerable experience in pastoral care, child protection and safeguarding.
My most recent role was as Assistant Principal at a large sixth form college in East Manchester, which also involved leading on the college's behaviour for learning strategy, leading CPD for staff internally and externally.
As well as teaching AQA & WJEC English Literature, Language and English Combined specifications, I have been an examiner for AS & A2 English Language and Team Leader moderator for combined English Language & Literature.
I lead the PGCE Secondary English course and act as Assistant Head of Partnerships and as a Partnership Tutor for the Manchester cluster of secondary schools within the Faculty of Education's ITT Partnership.
Membership of OCR's National Consultative Forum for English Teaching
Membership of NATE (National Association for the Teaching of English)