Tim was appointed Headteacher of Bridgewater in 2008 and the high school has since been rated ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. In 2013 he was appointed a National Leader in Education. He also trained as an Ofsted Inspector and remains a ‘serving practitioner’. Tim led Bridgewater through its conversion to an academy and the formation of TCAT whilst also securing Teaching School Status. He was seconded to the Teaching School Council to coordinate the delivery of the DfE’s School to School Support offer across Liverpool, Merseyside and Warrington. He is currently Executive Principal Secondary and lead out on school to school support which includes conducting school and department-based reviews whilst providing coaching and mentoring to senior leaders.