Jay Helbert

Head Teacher

Inverary Primary School


Jay Helbert has been a teacher since the end of the last millennium. During this time he has held a variety of posts including primary school class teacher, principal teacher, head teacher and quality improvement officer.  He was also the lead specialist in school leadership for the Scottish College for Educational Leadership and is a Fellow of SCEL.  During this time, he has developed a professional interest and expertise in the role of emotions and the brain on learning and leadership as well as pedagogy, assessment and Curriculum design.

In his current role as head teacher and local authority lead on pedagogy, Jay supports the development of emerging pedagogies including play based learning, outdoor learning and embedding digital technologies.

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