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Ian Timbrell

Ian Timbrell

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Coaching Bio

After working in education for 20 years working as a teacher, school leader, and local authority advisor, Ian took the step to support schools and organisations across the UK with their inclusion, literacy and middle leadership. Ian is passionate about supporting individuals to achieve their goals and help them support their wellbeing while taking on new challenges and responsibilities.

Coaching Experience

Ian has coached middle leaders in education and the wider education sector, supporting them to navigate new roles and projects, or help them identify the next steps in their career. Using his experience in various sectors of education, Ian understands the challenges that school leaders face and has a variety of tools that can help leaders build the strategies and clarity that they need to succeed in their career.

Career Experience

Ian taught in several schools before being appointed as the local authority advisor for ICT. During this time he supported over 100 ICT leaders with their curriculum implementation. After being appointed as deputy head of a primary school, Ian mentored several teachers, ranging from those on capability, to those preparing for new roles or career paths. In 2023, Ian left school to set up his own business and he now supports schools through his training, consultancy and coaching work.

Coaching Qualifications

ILM L5