Simon has been a full time teacher for 4 years at Toothill School in Bingham; a high achieving senior school; receiving the respect of pupils and peers alike. He is a dedicated professional and gives his time freely to students to ensure their success and achievement in all that they undertake. He organises school trips and outings with great success and inspires his students through a keen sense of humour, high standards and personable qualities. In his spare time and every weekend since the age of 14 he has voluntarily been involved in giving his time to the Air Training Corps as either assisting in air experience flying and progressing at the age of 21 into his role as a Powered Gliding Instructor. He teaches students to fly and assesses their capability to go solo. He willingly gives his time to young people and is a role model for any aspiring young person.