Director of Education

John is a successful educator with over thirty years experience and has spent 15 years as a Headteacher in two different schools. During that time he was involved in the local authority wellbeing scheme and also did research into wellness with the Teacher Support Network. He has extensive experience of organising school based adult training for wellbeing.

His outlook towards delivering the course run by the Academy 4 Wellbeing is,
’We want you to learn, have fun, enjoy the company of others and leave feeling informed and ready for change.’

He believes that all course members ‘ will enjoy the range of styles of learning and enjoyable activities we offer. It will not be like school. We will learn from each other as we travel on our journey together.’

Through his own personal experiences he developed a real understanding of the varied aspects of wellbeing. John’s range of experience, and the skills he has developed in his teaching career, leave him ideally placed to be able to prepare and deliver our programmes for the Academy 4 Wellbeing. He is also a member of the Society of Education Consultants.

John has been married for to Kathy, a specialist teacher, for 31 years and they have six children aged between 18 and 27. He lives in the classic north west resort of Southport. He is a committed Manchester City season ticket holder and is also keen on canoeing and walking.