Nick Ward

Local Area Director for North London

Nick graduated from Edinburgh University in 2009 and after a brief foray in television joined the Teach First Programme in 2010 to be an English teacher in challenging schools in Lewisham and Tower Hamlets. Nick was promoted to Head of Lower School where he was responsible for the academic achievement, emotional wellbeing and social education of over 400 students through years 7,8 and 9 and was proud to have contributed to the school achieving ‘outstanding in all categories’ by OFSTED. Nick also inaugurated the first LGBT history month in the school.

In 2015 Nick joined Teach First as the Secondary Curriculum Programme Design Manager and in 2016 Nick was promoted to London Area Manager. Nick was recently promoted to the position of Local Director of North London where he is responsible for all Teach First activity in the north of the capital where Teach First teachers teach 50 000 disadvantaged young people across 5 different boroughs.

In 2015 Nick was also elected a local councillor for Tufnell Park in Islington.

Being LGBT in Education
22nd October 2016
09:30  -  10:30