Paul is a highly experienced teacher who believes in values led education. He has taught Drama for over 10 years in further, secondary and primary settings in Yorkshire, led on Citizenship, SMSC and blended curriculum; and has recently completed an MA (Education) with a focus on dramatic technique – ‘Mantle of the expert’.
He works part-time as Drama lead in secondary school.
His freelance work with teachers includes speaking at international conferences, workshop and keynote for ITT / NQT for Wakefield and Barnsley providers, and as a tutor with Drama PGCE students at University of Huddersfield.
Paul is pleased to be in residence at Castleford Park Junior Academy working with teachers to develop a dramatic story based curriculum
Paul continues to work in schools as an associate alongside Hywel Roberts
Paul sits on the board of directors of Long Division Festival, Wakefield, and is Education Manager for their work with young people.
He has written articles for TES, Drama and Theatre Magazine, Hopscotch Education, and Independent Thinking Press; and writes poetry and plays for the National Trust and Cuckoos Egg Theatre Company, as a founder of the group.
His work with teachers and students, adults and young people focuses on creativity and kindness, with candid honesty.
Through innovative and imaginative projects inside and outside the classroom; Paul’s mission is to provide meaningful cultural experiences for all people regardless of situation.
Above all he is a do-er and a dreamer.