Experience

Freelance trainer and Educational consultant — 2006-present

National conference keynote speaker and presenter. National trainer and INSET provider, Behaviour Management, Anger Management and Emotional Literacy. Published author.

County manager (northamptonshire) — 2004-2006

Manger of cross county multi professional team (Behaviour and Curriculum Inclusion, BACIN) which included teachers, educational psychologists, teaching assistants, family liaison officers, educational welfare officers and SEN advisory teachers. Whilst in post was also appointed  Head Teacher of cross county Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) primary provision.

Area Co ordinator Behaviour management service — 1999-2004

Established a very successful Behaviour Support Service (BMS, Northampton) providing direct teaching support, advice and training to all primary and secondary schools in the Northampton area.

Advisory teacher (sen) — 1994-1999

Providing direct teaching support, advice, assessment and training (working closely with SENCO’s) to primary and Secondary schools in the Kettering Corby local area.

Self Employed Musician/Presenter/Comedian —   1987-1994

Travelling and performing across the whole of the UK to corporate, private and holiday venues plus extensive experience performing to HM Forces in Europe and Northern Ireland

Head of EBD Provision — 1980-1987

Linked to a local Middle School (Robert Bruce School, Kempston) headed the provision for students with Statement of Special Educational Needs, Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, North Bedfordshire.

Class teacher — 1973-1980

Michael Drayton School, Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Class teacher with responsibility for Creative Arts.