Phill Crossland CertEd
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Experienced in Police Training at the MPS at Hendon Training School including as Recruit Instructor both as a PC and PS Team Leader. Undertaken role following a career in policing as a Constable and a Sergeant across various London Boroughs. Possess experience as a Supervisor in charge of the Student Advice Centre offering remedial learning for failing students and supporting those with learning needs and dyslexia. Also a Commissioner’s Leadership Programme facilitator responsible for delivering the course to newly promoted PS, Inspectors, and Police Staff equivalent personnel.
Teaching experience most recently includes delivering training to Police Constables, Sergeants and Inspectors. Utilises knowledge within policing to inform and deliver training, and possesses comprehensive experience developing and delivering teaching plans across varying levels. Encourages and facilitates participation in classroom exercises in a relaxed and welcoming manner to develop confidence. Demonstrable expertise monitoring learners’ progress while seeks to employ various teaching methods and techniques to optimise the learning experience for each participant.
Adept working across departments to share best practice, learning programmes, and set objectives. Possesses strong interpersonal and presentation skills and is able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Phil always seeks to maintain knowledge of new teaching methods, policing procedures and practices in order to continuously improve style and approach. Committed to continuing professional development and keeps up to date with changing legislation.
Most recently, Phil provided comprehensive training covering various courses such as Induction and Foundation Programmes. This has also included providing training as part of the Leadership Programme covering newly promoted Sergeants, Inspectors and Police Band equivalents. Utilises extensive operational career in policing to deploy an engaging and active learning classroom and teaching environment to improve the participating levels and learning outcomes. During operational career in Policing as a Sergeant and Constable led on investigations, managed crime scenes, handled evidence, protected the general public and led Police Officers.