I have experience of teaching Design and Technology from primary to post graduate level. I taught in a large mixed 11-18 comprehensive school before moving on to university where I trained primary and secondary student teachers. I have run numerous INSET sessions for primary and secondary teachers. I am currently a pathway/visiting tutor for school based routes into teaching and work closely with Lead and Subject Mentors to provide quality training and support. I have supported many different subject specialists through a variety of routes such as the traditional PGCE, School Direct, Assessment Only and Straight to Teach. I have also been supporting newly qualified teachers during their NQT year in order for them to achieve a successful transition.
More recently I have been carrying out departmental reviews looking at teaching, learning and curriculum provision. These have been carried out as part of Ofsted preparation or to support raising pupil attainment. I am able to offer the following;