Teaching CV


I am a competent, committed and experienced teacher with over 20 years of invaluable experience in the educational sector. I have taught Ceramics and Art & Design classes across a very wide range of ages, backgrounds and abilities. I have a great depth of subject knowledge and take great pleasure in communicating my passion for my subject to my students and helping them to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding.

I am an enthusiastic and reliable teacher, easy going by nature and get along with work colleagues, pupils and senior managers.



Self employed Ceramicist
Sept 2011 – present day

Teaching cover – Oakham School, Rutland
Feb 2012 – May 2012

  • Teaching Painting, Sculpture and Art History

Associate lecturer – Leicester College
Sep 1997 – July 2011

  • Designed, ran and administered BTEC Level 2 course in Art & Design
  • Taught across a wide range of Art & Design courses, including Level 1, GCSE, A Level, Pre Degree Foundation and HNC
  • Taught Ceramics as my primary subject, but also 3D Design, Sketchbook Review, Contextual Studies and Individual and Group Tutorial

Ceramics Tutor – Loughborough University
Sept 1986 – present day

  • Running and maintaining a ceramics studio, teaching evening classes twice weekly, open to all members of Loughborough University and the local community

Ceramics Tutor – Carlton Hayes Hospital, Enderby
Sept 1987 – Sept 1990

  • Ran the ceramics studio in the OT department of a Psychiatric Hospital
  • Worked with clients across the whole range of mental illnesses aged 17 – 90

Community Artist – East Midlands
Sept 1986 – present day

  • Running Ceramics and Art workshops across the widest possible spectrum of the community from school sessions and summer playschemes to adults with special needs, travellers and groups from the RNIB
  • Working in an advisory capacity in schools to help set up or adapt ceramics departments or to train staff in health and safety and specific ceramics skills and knowledge

Self employed Ceramicist
Sept 1987 – Sept 1997


Greenwich University, London
PGCE (LLS:DTLLS) distance learning

De Montfort University, Leicestershire
1st Class BA (Hons) 3D Design (Ceramics & Glass)

Carlisle College of Art & Design, Cumbria
Foundation Certificate

Lakes School, Windermere, Cumbria