Pearson National Teaching Awards

Celebrating transformational teaching

Nathan Tills

Stoke Damerel Community College

The Award for Teaching Assistant of the Year

Plymouth, Devon

Since joining our Special Needs Department in September 2012. Nathan has worked tirelessly to ensure all his students receive the very best teaching, dedicated support and enriched learning opportunities. Parents value his practical advice, guidance and influence on their children’s development seeing him as a positive role model. Across our College Nathan is known for his creative approach to customising and differentiating learning activities for our most vulnerable students. He is a much loved and admired member of staff and colleague who goes out of his way to make a difference. “It is an absolute privilege to work with Nathan” says Marie Barret SENco”. He is a 21st Century TA, putting our ASC students first, setting and expecting high expectations so that they can reach their full potential.