Mike is an experienced Lead Teacher of Physical Education having worked in secondary schools in Hull for over 10 years. With experience at both middle and senior leadership level, he has vast experience of working collaboratively with others to increase the quality of teaching and learning. Mike has supported teaching and learning in schools rated from Outstanding to schools in Special Measures.
In his current role at The Boulevard Academy, Mike is responsible for whole school support and development around the quality of teaching and learning. Mike has developed a cohesive and supportive team approach to staff development through coaching and mentoring, CPD and the sharing of best practice across an emerging establishment.
Currently Mike supports the development of teaching staff at The Boulevard Academy by developing individualised programmes for all teachers, including NQTs and those in ITT schemes. Mike supports his colleagues by utilising the strengths of staff around him to share best practice and meet specific needs.
Mike also has extensive experience using the IRIS reflection tool to coach staff effectively, create a supportive environment for development and increasing the collaboration between staff.