• The Award for Headteacher of the Year in a Secondary School
  • Malton School
  • 2020
  • Malton, North Yorkshire

Rob has been headteacher at Malton School for 14 years and has worked tirelessly to bring an ambitious vision to fruition. The pillars of the school are “Support, Inspire and Thrive” and these have been seamlessly woven into the fabric of the school. Rob has created a culture in school where everyone feels safe and respected. He has balanced the pressures of accountability, school finances and the changing educational landscape with a personable and caring approach based on a desire to see the whole community thrive and succeed.

Rob Williams has developed a ‘front foot’ approach and inspirational leadership, and has created a learning environment which caters for students’ individual needs through a broad balance curriculum and a programme of personal development activities in which they can thrive.

This type of whole-school leadership requires resilience, drive and determination, which are all characteristics Rob has in abundance.