Richard Clifford – Maths - Consultant Leader, Ossett Academy

Richard has previously held position of Head of Mathematics, with 25 years’ experience of teaching mathematics and has worked for Wakefield Authority as an LMT (the fore-runner to AST).
In his current position, Richard has worked with/supported 3 schools in the Doncaster area. Developing Teaching & Learning and supporting the Head of mathematics have been his focuses in these placements.

As Head of Mathematics, Richard was in charge of a large department, 26 staff including learning mentors, so is very familiar with the difficulties associated with a large department. Strategic planning, man management, and teaching and learning are particular areas of strength.