Paul has been writing for the Teacher Toolkit website since 2012. He is a system leader supporting primary schools, secondary schools and MATs. Paul has 15+ years senior leadership experience, including being Director of Education, Head of a Teaching School and headteacher of a secondary school; he has been chair of governors for eight schools in difficulty and is currently chair of a primary school which has moved from inadequate to good. Paul writes for many educational publications and is regularly approached to speak at national teaching conferences. He recently spoke at TEDx Pocklington. His books include; Bloomsbury CPD Library: Middle Leadership, The Senior Leader’s Yearbook, Get that Teaching Job and Trophies, Tears and Line-Calls.