Regional Schools Commissioner for East Midlands and the Humber

John Edwards

John Edwards

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Biography

John Edwards started his role on 8 May 2017. Before his appointment, John was Director of Education and Skills at Manchester city council. Earlier in his career he also worked as:

  • a mathematics teacher and senior leader in secondary schools in Yorkshire
  • a Principal Examiner for Mathematics
  • Service Director for Schools and Lifelong Learning at Wakefield council
  • Assistant Director for Learning at Kirklees council

Regional Schools Commissioner for East Midlands and the Humber

The Regional Schools Commissioner for East Midlands and the Humber is responsible for making decisions about academies and free schools in the following local authorities:

  • Barnsley
  • Derby
  • Derbyshire
  • Doncaster
  • East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Kingston upon Hull
  • Leicester
  • Leicestershire
  • Lincolnshire
  • North East Lincolnshire
  • North Lincolnshire
  • Nottingham
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Rotherham
  • Rutland
  • Sheffield
  • York

More information about the responsibilities of RSCs is available.

Read the regional vision statement for East Midlands and the Humber which describes the RSC’s aims and commitments in fulfilling her responsibilities in this region.

Read about the East Midlands and the Humber Headteacher Board.

If you have any questions email the commissioner’s office emh.rsc@education.gov.uk.