Ian is a Link Tutor. He observes students in their placement schools and offers support and guidance where necessary. He is a retired Science teacher with 38 years of experience. He has been a Head of Department, Faculty Leader, Assistant Headteacher and Vice Principal. In addition to his knowledge of Science teaching, he has extensive experience of curriculum design, assessment, the use of progress data for school improvement and teaching students for whom English is a second language. He has worked with teacher trainees and NQTs for over twenty years.