Chair, Headteacher's Roundtable
Stephen was Headteacher of St. Mary’s an 11-18 school for thirteen years before becoming the Executive Headteacher of the school and of a one form entry primary school. He now leads the cross phase multi-academy trust. Working in Blackpool he’s rooted in the daily practicalities of teachers’ and leaders’ lives.
He is Chair of the Headteachers’ RoundTable Group; he speaks at a number of conferences and events. Joining the Teacher Development Trust from their launch, he is working to develop a culture in which staff, children and young people can flourish; at the heart of this is work on the professional development of teachers. St. Mary’s has recently been designated an EEF Research School in the Blackpool OA.
Opening remarks from Stephen Tierney, Chair, Headteacher’s Roundtable, Laura McInerney will provide a summary of the political landscape for the 2020’s and a keynote address from Prof Steve Munby titled “Imperfect Leadership”
National Schools Commissioner, Dominic Herrington, will be interviewed on stage by Laura McInerney; followed by closing remarks from Stephen Tierney, chair of the Headteachers’ Roundtable.