National Leader of Governance

Personal Profile

National Leader of Governance (NLG)

Name: Trevor Kendrick

Specialism/s: General school governance, safeguarding, safer handling. leadership.

Main teaching Phase: Primary and secondary

About me:

I am an extremely skilled and experienced governor who has supported a wide variety of schools and educational organisations across the UK in my role both as National Leader of Governance (NLG) and as a consultant and trainer for the National Governors Association.

I am an established academy trust board director with a depth of knowledge of effective governance practice within maintained schools and academies. I have served as Chair on governing boards of both academies and maintained schools and have provided specialist safeguarding reviews/investigations and advice to the Local Authority DO (formerly LADO).

I have a proven track record of supporting schools in Ofsted category through to their attaining a ‘Good’ inspection judgement and of moving maintained schools to academy status (both stand-alone and MAT)

I retired from the police service in London eight years ago as a detective having specialised for 4 years in the investigation of domestic violence and child protection and as a specialist child and vulnerable adult interviewer (ABE techniques) and family liaison officer. I became a magistrate (Northampton Magistrates Court). I have since used that experience when Chairing discipline and exclusion panels and to train governors in this subject. I have undertaken Head Teacher performance reviews in both maintained and academy schools and have significant experience of performance management in both the educational and corporate sectors.

I also possess corporate governance experience in both the public and private sectors and I am currently managing director of my own company.

Relevant Professional Qualifications

Child Safeguarding Train the Trainer Level 3 Award – National Federation for Personal Safety

Further Awareness of Safeguarding & Child Protection Certificate – Lesley Pollard Learning

Making Sense of Autism – Raising Awareness certificate – Autism Education Trust

Channel General Awareness certificate – College of Policing

Certificate in Education (CertEd) Post Compulsory Education and Training - University of Greenwich

PRINCE2 Registered Practitioner – APMG International

EDI Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (QCF) – Pearson

BTEC Advanced Award in Risk Management and Assessment

Diploma in Psychotherapy & Hypnotherapy

BTEC Professional Diploma in Financial Investigation – Edexcel

Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist Counter Fraud Professional Accreditation Board

BTEC Advanced Award in the Delivery of Conflict Management Training

BTEC Advanced Award in Physical Restraint Instruction – Pearson

BTEC Advanced Award in Safe and Effective Use of the Emergency Response Belt – Pearson

BTEC Advanced Award in Safe and Effective use of Restraint Equipment

BTEC Advanced Award in Self Defence Instruction

BTEC Advanced Award Deliverers of Physical Intervention Training in the Private Security Industry (QCF)

HABC Regulated First Aid Qualification Assessor IQA CPD Training – Highfield

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