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James Foster SLE

James Foster SLE

James Foster SLE

Geography, CPD, ITT, NQT and Teaching & Learning

Main Phase: Secondary

James has been teaching as a secondary School Geography teacher for the past 11 years.  At present, he works as an Assistant Head teacher with responsibility for teaching and learning, CPD and ITT at Charlton School.  During the past 11 years he has spent the majority of his time working in Birmingham schools as a Geography teacher, head of department, AST and Assistant head teacher.  He has experience teaching Geography from KS3-KS5 and also Humanities at KS3.

 James has worked as an SLE since 2013 when he joined a teaching school alliance in Birmingham.  During this time he supported 10 schools within his network on the teaching and leaderships of Geography and History.  He has also worked in schools to implement a coaching programme to put in place interventions to support improving the quality of teaching and learning.  Over the past three years he has also facilitated the OLEVI ITP and OTP programmes along with the Power of coaching module within the OTP.