Senior Leader in Education
Jon has been teaching for 12 years and has been a senior leader for 6 of those. His areas of responsibility as an assistant head teacher have included behaviour, attendance, child protection, raising achievement, student progress, intervention, and teaching & learning.
Jon also regularly speaks at local and national TeachMeet events, presenting on innovative and creative teaching strategies, along with how to utilise new technology in the classroom.
Olympic Torch Bearer
In the summer of 2012, Jon carried the Olympic Torch after being nominated for his work with young people. Since that time, Jon has used the torch and the Olympic message to inspire and motivate students. This has been in the form of personal visits and motivational talks to local schools and community groups, as well as live Skype talks to schools all over the world.