Brian Dimbleby is a retired mathematics teacher who believes in local accountably in order to ensure that our children receive the best possible education through outstanding teaching and learning.
After qualifying as a teacher he was appointed to Hartshill High School, Nuneaton where he progressed from subjected teacher through Second in Department to Head of Department. During his time at Hartshill he was one of the two Warwickshire representatives on the Midland Examination Board for C.S.E. mathematics. He was involved in the moderation of the examination papers and in the determining of the grade boundaries after marking. In addition, he organised county meetings and visited individual schools to offer advice. He was also active within the National Union of Teachers being Association Treasurer for a number of years as well as serving a term as Association President.
After fourteen years he took a career break and joined a family business for seventeen years managing a local consumer electronics retailer being responsible for the sales and service departments. For the final seven years of his working career he returned to teaching mathematics at Queen Elizabeth Mercian School, Tamworth. By the time he retired he led KS3 Mathematics.
He has been a Governor of the Polesworth School for twenty years. After a number of years he was appointed Vice Chair and has been Chair since 2008. He works closely with the Head of School in preparing for governor meetings and dealing with matters of a confidential nature. Recently his twenty years of service as a Warwickshire Governor was marked by a presentation at Shire Hall. He is a founder Member and Director of the Community Academies Trust.
Brian is active in the community and in 2014 received a Community Award from North Warwickshire Borough Council for his involvement in the Church, The Boys Brigade and the Governance of The Polesworth School.