I work with all teachers, tutors, school leaders and those early in their career to support and enhance their performance at whatever stage they are at. I offer group coaching and support seminars as well as one-to-one coaching; as a former teacher and headteacher myself I know only too well the pressures and challenges that teachers face, and can empathise from my own experiences. I also work with schools to develop a culture of coaching.
I offer tutoring online, or in person in the Stratford-upon-Avon area, usually but not always in preparation for 11+ or Independent School entrance exams.
My approach with children is always tailored to the child's needs and requirements. I will often assess a child first to get an accurate picture of where they sit against the national picture to help decision making, and to make an informed plan of action. We work together on English, Maths, Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning, aiming to inspire the child to enjoy his or her learning, to build confidence and be excited by their progress.
Virtual Staffroom is an initiative which allows teachers access to group coaching, support, advice and, above all, new colleagues. Teachers join a teacher group which meets weekly on Zoom for a period of six weeks, providing support and encouragement as well as practical advice and help. Group coaching features as part of these sessions and is an affordable way for teachers to access coaching, as well as build their own support network.
My background is in music and education- I have combined professional music making with teaching for much of my career. I am a graduate of Jesus College, Cambridge, and an accredited Performance coach from 2BeLimitless.
I have been a teacher for more than 30 years, including six years as a Head. I now work part time as a Director of Music in a school, and as an accredited performance coach and tutor, specialising in helping pupils, teachers, school leaders and schools to flourish. I also work as a Leadership Performance Coach supporting aspiring school leaders to gain their professional NPQ qaulifications with the Best Practice Network.
"Since the very first meeting, I have felt comfortable with Tim as if I have known him for years. Tim made me feel at ease in a way that made opening up really easy. I come away feeling so motivated and I have a buzz for the rest of the day. an amazing coach, thank you so much!"
Secondary Teacher, UK