Malcolm Massey


Current role in or relationship with school

Professional colleague who has worked with some of the schools over a period of time, as a consultant

Governor, educational and school leadership experience

  • Primary Teacher
  • Lecturer in English at St Benedict’s Teacher Training College in Wewak, Papua New Guinea
  • Primary Headteacher for 21 years
  • OfSTED lead Inspector for 14 Years (leading around 80 inspections and supporting around 25 others)

Professional experience

  • Bank Clerk for three years
  • Set up and ran, as a director, Stylus Educational Services, with three colleagues (a conferencing company)
  • Published two books: “Inspections – A Quick Guide”, (initially published by Daniels publishing) and “The Urban Environment”, (pub. Franklin Watts)
  • Independent Educational Consultant
  • Performance Management facilitator
  • Professional and education qualifications
  • Teacher Training Certificate
  • RSA certificate – Teaching English as a Second language
  • Cambridge Institute of Education (now part of Cambridge University) – Advanced Diploma in Primary Education
  • OfSTED registered lead Inspector

Community involvement

  • Running Cambridgeshire and South East Tetrathlon Teams – not doing this presently.
  • Skills and expertise in relation to school governance
  • Extensive experience of inspection procedures and preparing schools for inspection
  • 19 years’ experience of school improvement, through working for a local authority school improvement team
  • Working with governors and headteachers for 21 years, preparing HT reports etc.
  • Some financial experience through school budgeting, Running Stylus Educational Services and analysing school budgets in the early days of OfSTED inspections
  • Recruitment experience as HT and Senior School Improvement Adviser
  • Strategic planning through formulating School Development Plans and OfSTED Action Plans
  • Successfully managed change as a HT and School Improvement Adviser
  • Running Governor Training as School Improvement Adviser and independent consultant