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Meet John Viner, one of our e-Qualitas Senior Primary Tutors
John Viner is Senior Primary Tutor. He has taught in both secondary and primary schools and spent over a quarter of a century in successful primary headship. He has led five schools, ranging from a tiny village school, to a large suburban Junior school, leading a cross-phase training school partnership. This experience contributed to research for his Master’s degree. His last headship was of a large coastal primary school which he led out of special measures and where he opened an outstanding nursery.
John inspected for Ofsted for fifteen years and has been a Section 48 inspector for the Church of England since 1996. John served as primary adviser to two academy chains and works in school support for the Diocese of London.
He is author of several titles published by Optimus Education, writes for several education journals and is an experienced national trainer and conference speaker. He is an assessor for the RE Quality Mark. John has been involved in initial teacher training since the inception of the Graduate Teacher Programme in 1999, working as a tutor for eQualitas from the company’s first entry to teacher training.
He works with primary, secondary and special schools. In this role he is totally committed to the development of excellent teachers who will secure outstanding outcomes for their pupils. He is enthusiastic about working with colleagues in school to ensure that trainees have the best experience possible.
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