Director of the West Cumbria Teaching School Alliance and OLP Board Member
Shaun is Director of the West Cumbria Teaching School Alliance based at Keswick School in the Lake District. The alliance contains outstanding schools in a variety of settings including SEND, Primary and Secondary.
As an Appropriate Body, Shaun has responsibility for over 70 NQTs in North, West and East Cumbria providing support and CPD training for those in the Early Career Framework.
Shaun has overall responsibility for the Secondary School Led Initial Teacher Training Programme which operates in collaboration between 16 Cumbria Secondary Schools.
As an accredited Delivery partner with the Outstanding Leaders Partnership and Best Practice Network, the WCTSA has successfully delivered NPQH, NPQSL and NPQML programmes based in Keswick and Penrith.
Shaun was one of the first National Leaders of Education appointed in 2007 and during his 25 years of Headship, he established a proven track record of school to school support including Executive Headship. Currently, he is providing NLE support to schools in Cumbria and North Yorkshire through the DfE’s School Improvement Offer.