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Dr Jill Berry

Dr Jill Berry taught for 30 years, initially as a secondary English teacher. She has been a head of English, head of sixth form and deputy head and was a head teacher for ten years. Since 2010 she has completed a Professional Doctorate in Education, worked as an associate for the National College for Teaching and Leadership and carried out a range of leadership consultancy work.

Click here to listen in on Jill’s podcast with Pivotal Education - ‘Headteacher Supply and why Heads need to be teachers’.

Click here to read Jill’s article on Teachwire.net - ‘If You’re Being Led By A Bad Leader, Try Managing Upwards’.

Click here to read Jill’s article on Innovate My School - ‘How can teachers make the leap from deputy to headteacher?’.

Click here to read Jill’s article for The Guardian - ‘Support vs challenge: how school leaders can strike the right balance’.

Click here to read Jill’s article in TeachTalks magazine (p.14).

Click here to read Jill’s blog post ‘Taking the step from Assistant Head to Deputy Head’.

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Publications by Dr Jill Berry

Making The Leap

In Making the Leap, Dr Jill Berry offers practical advice…

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Us and them?

March 03 2018

School communities are made up of many different groups of people – students, their parents, teachers, support staff, leaders at all levels, governors.  These leaders will, themselves,… Read more "Us and them?"

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Holidays in term time – what do you think?

February 21 2018

I know this is a sensitive subject and that not everyone will agree with my take on this, but when I was a head I always found… Read more "Holidays in term time – what do you think?"

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