Stephen has worked in Education for over 20 years. In that time he has been a headteacher for a primary school, an Executive Head for 2 schools as well as a
School Improvement Partner for Gateshead Council. Prior to this he was a fully-trained Salvation Army officer working in Alcohol and Drug dependency, Youth Education and Counselling. He worked in Northern Ireland, Yorkshire, and the South West, covering a variety of urban and rural deprived areas. Stephen is currently the headteacher of a primary school in Washington.