Tim Naylor was educated at Ampleforth and Bristol University, before completing further studies in Philosophy and Theology in Italy, as well postgraduate qualifications in Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London, City University and Applied Educational Leadership and Management at the Institute of Education, University of London. Tim has taught in a wide variety of state and independent schools and colleges. He was Vice Principal at Mander Portman Woodward, and was appointed Principal of Bath Academy in 2010.
James Knott is responsible for English Language courses at the college’s partner English School, Bath Academy of English. After qualifying as an English Language teacher he taught in Russia and Sri Lanka before completing postgraduate qualifications at Sheffield Hallam University and Cambridge University. After a number of senior management positions in British Council schools in the Middle East, James returned to the UK to become Director of Studies at a language school in Salisbury. In 2014 James joined Bath Academy as Director of Studies for the English Language programmes.
Liam first embarked on a career in teaching after working previously as a Research and Policy Analyst in London. Gaining experience from Truro College in Cornwall, Liam specialises in social and political sciences and is also an exam marker for Psychology and Politics. He has taught a number of different subjects during his time at Bath Academy, assisting both UK and international students at GCSE and A-Level, as well as for the University Foundation Programme.
Liam was appointed the role of Senior Tutor in September 2017 where he was responsible for the professional development of a small team of teachers at Bath Academy. In the summer of 2020, we welcomed Liam to our Senior Managment Team as he became Vice-Principal for our Academic department. Liam is excited for this new leadership role where he will continue to manage our team of teachers and help students reach their academic goals.