Primary Education graduate Sean Boyd is one of the most exceptional teachers in the West Midlands, being named 'Regional Outstanding New Teacher of the Year' in the Pearson Teaching Awards.
Sean now works at Smith's Wood Primary Academy in Birmingham, where he is already working in the senior leadership team after just three years of teaching.
"I felt privileged to be recognised for doing the best job in the world. It is an absolute honour to be awarded for changing and improving the life chances of children."
"My first 3 years of teaching have been highly rewarding and extremely successful. I have now been appointed as the Foundation Key Stage Leader, and a member of the senior leadership team in my school.
"The University has provided me with the skills to plan and deliver outstanding teaching and learning."