Overview

Andrew has taught in and around York for the last 23 years. During his time at a City of York school he led one of the top performing English Departments in the country before moving into the SLT as teaching and learning co-ordinator. Andrew is also a senior examiner with 23 years’ experience working for AQA.

Further information

Specialism

English, Teaching and Learning (whole school), leadership development

Background

Taught in three secondary schools in and around York for a total 22 years and then relocated from an ‘Outstanding’ academy to help a school on the east coast rated as ‘Inadequate’ over 3 academic years.

Wide ranging experience as a Head of English, Assistant Head and Deputy Head

Impact

Led one of top performing English departments in the country from 2004 to 2010

Improved A* to C GCSE English results from 59% to 93%

Led on numerous teaching and learning initiatives leading to an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted judgment

Co-wrote the middle leader programme with NCSL

Interests

Middle and school Leadership training

English leadership

Student leadership

Teaching and Learning development

Deployments

17/18 Secondary coastal school supporting the English department and also the whole school with Teaching and Learning issues

16/17 English moderation in York

15/16 supporting a coastal school

What our supported schools have said

Andrew brings credibility because of his track record and also because of his willingness to work in challenging settings. His advice is always valuable because it focuses on strategies for success; things that will make a difference for the classroom teacher

Other

AQA Senior Examiner for GCSE English Literature

For an informal, no obligation conversation, contact Sarah Clarke, Director of Teaching School on 01904 528663 or via email s.clarke@eborhope-tsa.org.

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