Teacher caught having sex with colleague at school also made inappropriate comments to pupils

The Derbyhire Times is reporting that a teacher who had sex with a woman colleague in a cellar and in a store room at the local school where he taught has been banned from teaching for life.

Disgraced policeman, Michael Hall, 52, who turned to teaching after serving a 24 month jail sentence for theft while he was in the police force, was found guilty by a disciplinary panel of “unacceptable conduct” and banned for life in a decision taken on behalf of Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan.

The National College of Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) panel which heard Hall’s case in Coventry found that as well as having sex and oral sex with one colleague on the school premises, he had also made salacious and overtly sexual comments to other women colleagues…

But the panel found that his sexual and other offensive behaviour and comments did not stop at members of staff at Parkside Community School, Chesterfield, where he was head of design and technology.

The findings say “A substantial number of students alleged that in the course of lessons he made inappropriate comments about them. It is also alleged by some students that he made physical contact with them.”

He upset female pupils with his comments on their bodies… 

Hall resigned in 2014 after an internal investigation was launched at the school into his activities.

…he was also found to have failed to provide the school with full details of his criminal convictions. He had been jailed in 1997 at Nottingham Crown Court for two theft offences.

Imposing the ban on him Alan Meyrick, Deputy director of the (NCTL), said it was a serious case…

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Read or download the NCTL panel report in full:

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Sounds like a catalogue of failings here in terms of him ever becoming a teacher in the first place, let alone what happened subsequently.

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