Regional Schools Commissioner for East of England and North-East London

Dr Tim Coulson

Dr Tim Coulson

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Biography

Dr Tim Coulson started his role on 1 July 2014.

Before his appointment, Tim was Director of Education at Essex county council. Earlier in his career he has also:

  • taught in London primary schools and was Headteacher at William Tyndale Primary School
  • led an Education Action Zone in Lambeth
  • been responsible for curriculum and assessment developments at the Qualifications and Assessment Authority
  • been National Director of the National Numeracy Strategy

Regional Schools Commissioner for East of England and North-East London

The Regional Schools Commissioner for the East of England and North-East London is responsible for making decisions about the academies and free schools in the following local authorities:

  • Barking and Dagenham
  • Cambridgeshire
  • Essex
  • Hackney
  • Haringey
  • Havering
  • Newham
  • Norfolk
  • Peterborough
  • Redbridge
  • Southend-on-Sea
  • Suffolk
  • Thurrock
  • Tower Hamlets
  • Waltham Forest

More information about the responsibilities of RSCs is available.

Read the regional vision statement for East of England and North-East London which describes the RSC’s aims and commitments in fulfilling his responsibilities in this region.

Read about the East of England and North-East London Headteacher Board.

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