A Partnership of Church & Community Schools

Terry McDermott

Terry is an educational professional. He has been a teacher, school leader, local authority adviser for assessment, education manager in a TEC, chief executive of an Education Action Zone, ofsted inspector, and school improvement partner. He is currently a director of an education consultancy.

He has been governor in a first school, a secondary school and a College of Further Education. Besides schools in the UK, he has worked with schools in Switzerland, Czech Republic, Kuwait, Tunisia and the UAE.

He is passionate about contributing to any system that helps all children and young people, whatever their background, to be curious, empowered and successful citizens.

As a recently arrived resident of York, and a newly elected director of the Pathfinder Multi Academy Trust from December 2018, he is looking forward to working with colleagues further to raise ambition and drive aspiration.