Jon is an experienced senior leader and current deputy headteacher working in a large and diverse North East secondary school. As a classroom teacher he has experience of working in 3 different schools for nearly 15 years. His responsibility areas as a senior leader over the past 10 years have been in Behaviour, Attendance, Raising Achievement, Professional Development and leading on Teaching & Learning.
Jon regularly presents at TeachMeets and teaching conferences both in the UK and internationally via Skype. This has included presentations to conferences in New York, Ohio and Dubai along with national conferences here in the UK. Jon also delivered a talk on the world famous TED stage in 2015, talking about ‘The Future of Learning’.
Olympic Torch Bearer
In 2012, Jon was selected to carry the Olympic Torch at the London 2012 Olympics. This honour came after he was nominated due to his work with young people. Since carrying the torch, Jon has delivered lessons all over the world on the Olympic Torch, spreading the Olympic message via Skype to schools in 15 different states in America, as well as Australia, New Zealand, India, Pakistan and France.