Andy has worked in a number of Rotherham primary schools in a career spanning more than thirty years in education. He is the former Executive Head Teacher of two primary schools; Rawmarsh Ashwood Primary School and Thrybergh Primary School. The two schools once formed a small Multi Academy Trust titled the’ Ashwood Multi Academy Trust’.
For the past two years or so, Andy has been a Primary Academy Executive Improvement Partner working for the Wickersley Partnership Trust, his main area of responsibility is for the Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare of children and young people. His role covers areas such as attendance and exclusions, the safeguarding and welfare of children, children with additional needs, as well as Primary governance.
Andy is also a Local Leader of Education and on occasions works for ‘Learners First’, a successful, Rotherham based teaching school alliance.
Andy is married with two children and lives in Worksop. His eldest son left Durham University in 2017 and now works as a data scientist in Middlesbrough and his daughter is currently in Y13, studying for A levels and is currently applying to study Biology at University.