Matthew Purslow – NPQ (Leading Teacher Development) Facilitator

Matthew is a specialist leader of education, with a wealth of experience in leading the delivery, management, and evaluation of a comprehensive and effective CPD package demonstrating a real impact on student outcomes and stakeholder commitment as well as the management and development of a coherent Teaching School brand. Matthew is currently Assistant Headteacher within the Central Schools Trust at Church Hill Middle School; he has been rated by Ofsted as an outstanding practitioner; further, he has a Post Graduate Diploma in Leadership, Management & Coaching (Masters Level) as well as having facilitate don multiple middle and senior leadership coaching and development programmes. Prior to becoming the trust lead for professional learning, research, and development across 11 schools, Matthew was the Director of the RSAA Teaching School for four years where his specialisms have focused on the induction and mentoring of Initial Teacher Training, School Direct colleagues, and the implementation of effective ECT, RQT, Leadership and CPD programmes.