Kevin McDermid


Kevin has over 25 years of senior leadership experience in secondary schools, including two headships of inner-city comprehensive schools and the headship of a sixth form college. He was described by Ofsted as a head teacher “who provides excellent, inspired and motivational leadership” and “whose experience, expertise and personal qualities are being used exceptionally effectively to sustain a high quality of education for all pupils.” He was Teaching Awards Head Teacher of the Year for the North-East & Cumbria in 2004-5. Kevin is also an accredited School Improvement Partner and National Challenge Adviser; over the last ten years he has gained extensive experience as an independent consultant working with five academy chains and several LA’s and multi-academy trusts across the North of England.