Client Manager Search

As a growing company, Pivotal Education is always looking to speak to potential Client Managers who can search out and attract new business, whilst retaining great customer relationships.  This is an ongoing talent search… To be successful on the Pivotal sales team, you must be a persuasive individual who can clearly communicate the value of …
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What we can learn from Timpsons

by Ellie Dix Just before Christmas we were honored to welcome Sir John Timpson, Chairman of Timpsons (key cutting and shoe repairs), as a visitor to Pivotal HQ.  In 2016, Sir John set up the Alex Timpson Trust in memory of his late-wife, with the aim of raising awareness of Attachment Disorder.  Alex and John …
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Vacancy: Client Manager

The Company Pivotal Education Ltd is a highly innovative training company serving the education sector in the UK and Internationally. Founded in 2001 Pivotal Education has always been committed to providing exceptional training for teachers and institutions. We specialise in helping adults working in schools and colleges to improve behaviour. Through INSET, virtual training, online …
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The First Few Minutes

Outstanding behaviour management starts at the door of the classroom with an Oscar-winning performance: a high-energy, infectious and irresistible character who interests, provokes and engages. The first five minutes is critical. Expend some energy in this. Plan and rehearse it well. Your performance as a teacher is a series of brilliant cameo roles. Short bursts …
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Pivotal joins Crisis Prevention Institute

We are thrilled to announce that on 16th March, Pivotal Education was acquired by Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI).  This is a really exciting opportunity for Pivotal to grow in the UK and also internationally. Paul and Ellie Dix will continue to run Pivotal and the office and training team will remain the same.  The vision …
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Whole school approaches to Mental Health

In the most part, schools have robust practices around safeguarding learners. Staff are trained regularly in the signs and indicators of abuse and neglect, they know how to respond if a learner makes a disclosure and they know who to refer information to internally.  There are designated safeguarding leads who are trained to a higher level, …
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Join the Pivotal Family!

We get lots of emails and phone calls from people who have taken part in Pivotal training sessions and want to join our training team. Each email and each phone call delights me. For me it is a sign of an outstanding training team delivering really inspirational training – Pivotal is a group that people …
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The Pivotal Podcast needs children’s voices

The Pivotal Podcast is looking for volunteers to collect some recordings from children and young people to appear in an episode of the podcast. We want to give air time to the voices that are often least heard. Can you help? We are looking for opinions on behaviour from children who have a strong opinion. It …
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Spring Wobbles

Written by Paul Dix It has been a long term for Mercedes. At the beginning of the year she arrived in your classroom closed, angry with a penchant for screaming fits. Through a great deal of perseverance and hard work you have worked with her to open conversations up, manage the anger and reduce the …
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