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'.
Click here to discover Schoolwell's exclusive interview with Jill Berry.
If you’re lucky enough to live long enough, you get to an age when you realise you are going to die. When you’re younger, you think you know that, of course you do, but you don’t, not really. With this realisation, living long enough, you get to understand that the great prize is being […]
Another chill, dull, not-going-anywhere Sunday. Stuck and boring, nothing being achieved, nothing worth achieving. And then, by mid-afternoon, snow. Silent, drifting, changing the landscape utterly, its brightness lifting the spirits. A miracle of snow. I didn’t make it come. It just came. I watched it though, and it made me smile. Sometimes, the present […]