PERCAT Masterclass: Career opportunities in Schools

Location
Medical School (B1 on campus map), N143 IBR Seminar Room
Category
Medical and Dental Sciences
Dates
Wednesday 7th May 2014 (13:00-14:00)
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Contact

Lesley Bodenham - l.h.bodenham@bham.ac.uk

This masterclass will be delivered by Tony Evans and Helen Wood - Head and Deputy Head of Prince Henry's School, Evesham.

Dr Tony EvansTony graduated as a Geneticist (B.Sc.Hons) from the University of Wales College of Cardiff in 1993 and went on to complete a Ph.D at the Medical School, University of Birmingham, supervised by Professor Margaret E Smith in the Department for Physiology. He studied at the Medical School between 1993-1996 and during his time there, gained substantial teaching and demonstrating experience under the direction of Professor Kumar. This led to a career into teaching and in 1996; he commenced his PGCE (Secondary- Biology) at Worcester.   In 1997, Tony simultaneously completed his PGCE at Worcester and completed his Ph.D “Opioids and the control of glucose transport in insulin sensitive tissues”, graduating from the Medical School in July of that year, before commencing his teaching career the following September.

Tony gained the position of Headteacher at Prince Henry’s High School in March 2012. He is now responsible for approximately 1250 pupils, a staff body of over 150, and a budget totalling several million pounds. In May 2013, the school was inspected by OFSTED under the brand new framework introduced in September 2012, and Prince Henry’s received an “outstanding” judgement in every category.   

 

Mrs Helen WoodHelen graduated from the University of Bristol in 1998 with a Degree in History (B.A.Hons). Helen then joined the School of Education at Bristol, to study for her PGCE. Whilst there, she did a placement at a school in the Gambia and subsequently taught English as a foreign language in Japan.

Helen secured her first teaching post in1999 at Prince Henry’s School Evesham, where she is currently one of the Deputy Heads. Her responsibilities (alongside being Head of Sixth Form) included Teaching and Learning, Staff Development and Performance Management.

In September 2013 Helen was appointed to the position of Deputy Head, increasing her responsibilities to include the curriculum and as such as been working with a range of institutions in the area to establish a Teaching Alliance, working to tackle national issues such as ‘Closing the gap’.

Helen graduated from the University of Bristol in 1998 with a Degree in History (B.A.Hons). Helen then joined the School of Education at Bristol, to study for her PGCE. Whilst there, she did a placement at a school in the Gambia and subsequently taught English as a foreign language in Japan.

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