James is, formerly a Headteacher and executive Headteacher and currently Director of InspirEDucate and Founder of the HeadsUp4HTs network, Executive Leadership Consultant to Whole Education and Advisory Board member of CollectivED at Leeds Beckett University.
James has worked in education for 23 years. Most recently James was Headteacher and executive Headteacher within the Southwest of England, working in schools facing significant educational and financial challenges. With a passion for leadership and education and the transformative power that this can have on the lives of our young people James now works across the education system, collaborating with, trusts, schools, teachers and leaders:
– James’ work with InspirEDucate’s ‘HeadsUp4HTs’ network provides individual coaching support and peer support sessions to School Leaders whilst working with organisations across education to influence the DfE on the future provision of coaching support to all headteachers.
– As the Executive Leader of Whole Education James works with schools and Multi-Academy Trusts within England and beyond collaborating with leaders at all levels to provide a whole education to all young people.