Dennis is a Senior Researcher in the education policy unit. He is leading research focussed on developing quality benchmarks for alternative provision as well as contributing to our wider education work.
He Co-chairs Heads Forward (Teach First’s National Network of Ambassador Head Teachers) and works freelance to support schools and their leaders through Simms Coaching and Consultancy.
Prior to joining the CSJ, Dennis has worked in secondary education, post-16 and latterly Alternative Provision, as Head of School at CP Riverside School.
Dennis has a BA (Hons) in Business Management, Postgraduate Certificate in Education, M.A. in Educational Leadership and the National Professional Qualification for Headship.