Tiny Voice Talks

Avoiding Teacher Burnout - Part One with Steve Waters

January 07, 2022 Toria Bono Season 4 Episode 2
Tiny Voice Talks
Avoiding Teacher Burnout - Part One with Steve Waters
Show Notes

In this episode, Toria talks to Steve Waters about burnout and learns about the research of Christina Maslach.

Steve Waters is joint founder and CEO of Teach Well Toolkit, a mental health support membership service for schools (www.teachwelltoolkit.com). It includes a step-by-step programme for implementing a whole-school culture of staff mental health. Teach Well Toolkit is also a DfE approved provider of fully funded Senior Mental Health Lead training for schools and colleges (https://teachwellall.samcart.com/products/senior-mental-health-lead-training)

Steve's book 'Cultures of Staff Wellbeing and Mental Health in Schools' contains 32 case-study chapters written by headteachers and mental health leads of how they implemented a culture of staff mental health. Available on Amazon at https://tinyurl.com/yv96sjxs

Steve has also contributed to Evans, K. et al. (2022) 'The Big Book of Whole School Wellbeing'. Available on Amazon https://tinyurl.com/2s4468r5

Steve has four grown-up children, one of whom is a Psychology teacher, and lives in Manchester. He can be contacted at admin@teachwelltoolkit.com