firstname.lastname@example.org Received “Jon joined Oxford Brookes University following a teaching career in both Primary and Secondary Education. His teaching career involved teaching in mainstream and special education settings, as well as working as a behaviour support teacher for the Local Authority. Jon has taught in a therapeutic residential school that catered for pupils who had experienced severe emotional trauma due to the accumulation of adverse experiences in infancy and early childhood and prior to joining Oxford Brookes University was Deputy Head Teacher of an Independent SEMH Secondary Special School.
During his teaching career Jon developed an interest in working with pupils with additional learning needs and particularly children who have complex educational needs, communication difficulties and “challenging” behaviours. He is now Subject Coordinator for Education Studies and Education Studies: Special Educational Needs/ Disabilities and Inclusion and also runs a PgCert in ‘Alternative Perspectives on Challenging Behaviour””