Phil Jones

Phil has been an active member of The National Association for Pastoral Care in Education (NAPCE) both regionally and nationally, since his first year in teaching in 1982. He is the current Chairperson of the national executive committee and a member of the editorial board for the journal. Phil has written articles for publication on pastoral issues and is a peer reviewer for the journal. His recent publications include guidance on effective pastoral support and developing social and emotional skills. Phil retired from leadership roles in schools in 2017 and now works as an educational consultant supporting schools with developing pastoral support systems, leadership, and school improvement. His experience of leadership in secondary schools, includes roles as Deputy Headteacher and Headteacher. He has experience of supporting schools as a Specialist Leader of Education specialising in leadership, pastoral care, behaviour and improving attendance. He is an educational performance coach and an experienced trainer. Phil has been a governor in both primary and secondary schools for over thirty years.