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Federation Mathematics Consultant and Lead Practitioner: Mathematics Course Lead
When will you see Michael?
As a Mathematics trainee teacher, Michael will be at each specialist Mathematics training day and as a visiting observer in some of your lessons. Michael supports coordinators of Mathematics to ensure that they and their teams of teachers are always improving their delivery of the curriculum. Michael enjoys delivering interesting and interactive mathematics training for the Harris Federation and the Maths Hub.
Michael has taught Mathematics for twenty-five years and managed Mathematics teams at 4 different schools for a total of twelve years. He has led an Initial Teacher Training (ITT) Consortium through an Outstanding Ofsted inspection for Mathematics, as well as spending three years in a school with challenging social circumstances, leading Community Engagement Initiatives and Extended School Services. Michael has also been a member of a Senior Leadership Team, rapidly turning around a large “failing” school, and has gained the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH). Michael now supports staff and students with Mathematics teaching and learning in a wide range of outstanding Harris Academies. He also helps new Mathematics Curriculum Leaders develop into their roles and achieve high levels of progress for all their students. It’s all about the group….developing as individuals but more importantly as a team. Being part of an outstanding teaching team has enabled Michael to identify and improve areas which need developing in lesson-planning and problem-solving, whilst ensuring that students reach their Maths GCSE potential, across the Academies. Michael enjoys delivering interesting and interactive mathematics training for the Harris Federation and the Maths Hub.