Meet The Team

Meet The Team

Our team of lead consultants are all active practitioners within specialist and mainstream settings across all age groups. They have a variety of expertise and meet the needs of all aspects of behaviour development.

The Positive Regard team can be deployed locally or on a national level.

Behaviour Support Service Leads


Luke Mitchell
Head of Behaviour Support


Advanced Team Teach Tutor. Lead advocate for supporting children who have suffered trauma and loss. Theraplay. Specialist Leader of Education.

Jacob Lawton
Positive Regard Senior Consultant


Lead Advanced Team Teach Tutor Springwell Leeds. Neurosequential Model Enthusiast Theraplay Level 1 Specialist Leader of Education

David Whitaker
Director of Learning


National Leader of Education. Positive Regard Senior Consultant for Wellspring Academy Trust

Jonny Wathan
Cheif Information Officer


Professional Services Lead Positive Regard Senior Consultant

South Yorkshire


Tom O'Hara
Positive Regard Specialist


Social Conduct Team Lead

Kirsty Taylor
Positive Regard Specialist


Social Conduct LTA

Andrew Cardwell
Positive Regard Specialist



Crispin Barton
Positive Regard Specialist



Steve Devoy
Positive Regard Specialist


Pastoral Manager

Donna Martin
Positive Regard Specialist Leader


West Yorkshire


Jon Green
Positive Regard Specialist Leader


Associate Principal Wellspring Academy Trust. SEMH. Thrive Practitioner

James Butterwood
Positive Regard Specialist


Care Team Leader Springwell Leeds Academy East

Ron Crichton
Positive Regard Specialist


Care Team Leader Springwell Leeds Academy South

Sean Hutchinson
Positive Regard Specialist


Care Team Leader Springwell Leeds Academy North

Ryan Gladwin
Positive Regard Specialist Leader


Assistant Headteacher Specialist Leader of Education in Behaviour. Team Teach Tutor. Restorative Practitioner.

Darryl Jones
Positive Regard Specialist Leader


Pastoral Manager. Specialist Leader of Education in Behaviour, Attendance, Safeguarding, De-escalation. Team Teach Tutor.

Callum Wetherwill
Positive Regard Specialist


Specialist Leader of Education in SEN, Behaviour, Attendance. Team Teach Tutor. Restorative Practitioner.

Lincolnshire


Ash Lucas
Positive Regard Specialist Leader


Behaviour Lead Practitioner across 3 alternative provisions Behaviour Support. Crisis Management,. Behaviour Planning and Monitoring. Post Incident Learning and Reflection. Staff Mentoring. Specialist Leader of Education. ex Military.

Bridget Rodgers
Positive Regard Specialist


Care Team Leader Springwell Lincolnshire Team Teach Instructor,First Aid Instructor

Lisa Forge
Psychological Welfare Lead


Staff well being student and staff CBT based 1:1 support. Lego-based therapy. Theraplay Informed Practice. SEMH support. SEMH Audit

Becci Jones
Positive Regard Specialist


Care Team Leader Springwell Lincolnshire Team Teach Instructor