Simon Pick grew up in East Yorkshire. After a brief career in project management, he started teaching in Scarbrough in 2003. Simon moved to Bridlington School in 2006 and has held numerous roles including Head of Science and Head of Sixth Form. Externally he has been director of science for a teacher training provider, consultant science teacher for the BBC and currently sits on the UCAS national policy group. Simon is passionate about nurturing ambitions and exposing students to meaningful career encounters and has developing partnerships with a wide range of employers, further and higher education establishments and training providers.