Jim Baker

Changing Education for the Better
Male |Lincoln - LN3 4FG, United Kingdom

Member since: Mar 02, 2015

Last active on: May 23, 2017 at 09:48 PM (EST)

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About Jim Baker

A Maverick
2015 - Contributory Author of ‘Teaching Secondary Science’ (Fourth Edition)
2014 - Consultant to Highgate Private School, Cyprus
2014 - Educational Consultant to Angel Digital
2013 - Member of GAB (Global Advisory Board) for NGGE (Next Generation Global Education)
2013 - Chemistry Expert for The Chemistry Journey Project for The Virtual School Initiative
2012- GTN Teacher Adviser
2012-2013: Freelance educational consultant with EM Direct on their Graduate Teacher Programme
2011- : Teaching AS/A2 Chemistry at SSPP
2010 - : Freelance educational consultant with EM Direct on their SKE programme.
2009 - 2011: An associate with LSN on their 'Starting Out Programme'
1974 - 2008: Chemistry teacher at Lincoln Christ's Hospital School. During that time, in 1997, I reached the final 13 in the Salter's “Chemistry Teacher of the Year” award and in my penultimate year of teaching, 2007, I was awarded a “Lifetime Achievement Award”. Upon retirement I was Deputy Head of Science in charge of behavioural management. In the 1990s our school was at the forefront of teacher training in schools and I was our school’s chief mentor and liaison officer with Sheffield Hallam University. After coaching other staff to take on that role, I became involved with mentoring NQT’s in Science.
1970 - 1974: Science Master, Lincoln School

Specialties: Providing resources for teachers and students.
Maximising students' learning.
Advising fellow teachers on 'what really works'.

Teaches following Subjects/Exams
Chemistry (9th - 12th Grade)
Language of Instruction: English
Chemistry Topics
Teaching Experience

Secondary Head of Chemistry

Lincoln Christ's Hospital School, United Kingdom

Sep 1970 - Jul 2008

Chemistry, Science

Lifetime Achievement Award


Postgraduate Diploma in Education

The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

Sep 1969 - Jul 1970

B.Sc. Special Honours Chemistry

The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

Sep 1966 - Jul 1969

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