Tim Pinto has worked in education for over twenty years starting out as a volunteer for an anti-racism and football in Sheffield. He became interested in teaching after delivering modules on politics at Dearne Valley College and soon after completed his PGCE in History at York University. Soon after taking up his first teaching post in Barnsley, he became a New Opportunities Fund (NOF) trainer for Humanities at Barnsley Council and a Head of Year at Wombwell High School.
Tim has held three Head of Department roles in his teaching career leading RE, PHSE, Citizenship, Careers and Vocational Studies. During this time he worked on a number of projects to promote his passion for these subject areas and between 2010-13, he became an Associate Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University supporting the PGCE Citizenship programme and supporting Teach First trainees.
Tim has worked outside teaching with posts at Yorkshire Humber Grid For Learning and Rotherham Council, leading on e-safety. During this time, he supported 12 Local Authorities with their online safety strategy and has visited numerous schools delivering training and helping children and young people understand e-safety issues.
He is also a member of the Education Advisory Board for the Child Exploitation Online Protection Centre (CEOP) and has spoken at a number of national conferences. Tim is DBS checked and has a wide experience of speaking to different audiences.
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