Teacher banned for swearing and yelling insults at children had already done the same at another school

The Mirror is reporting that a science teacher who was reprimanded five years ago for swearing at children and calling them “retards” has been banned from the classroom for life after doing the same at another school…

Alan Pibworth, 50, was given a two-year reprimand by the General Teaching Council in February 2010.

He had admitted shouting at colleagues and children before being sacked as head of science at Woodhouse Business & Enterprise College in Tamworth, Staffs.

But after gaining a job at Lode Heath School in Solihull, West Midlands in September 2013, the same behaviour emerged again, a professional conduct panel heard.

The panel, now run by the National College for Teaching & Leadership, was told he shouted at a pupil who called him by his first name and reduced the child to tears…

Mr Pibworth yelled that some children in his class were “retards” and on other occasions called them “idiots”…

Paul Heathcote, acting on behalf of Education Secretary Nicky Morgan, banned Mr Pibworth from teaching without ever giving him the chance of overturning the ban…

 

The full report here says that Mr Pibworth lied on his application to Lode Heath School but how would his ban not have become clear at some stage in the recruitment process?

Would references not have to be taken and, if so, surely this needed to be mentioned?

 

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  1. akbida

    cafepedagogique En prendre de la graine? L’exclasse CM2 de mon fils subit les humiliations sans broncher débile, feignant, nul, gd benêt…

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