• Welcome to the Teach Well Alliance Resources site!

    Welcome to the Teach Well Alliance Resources website! It's packed with information to help your school tackle Burnout, reduce workload, improve staff mental health and wellbeing and create a school wellbeing community.


    Improve retention. Reduce staff absence. Cut supply and recruitment costs.


    If you don't have much time, use the tabs in the top toolbar to get you to where you want to go.

    If you have time, click and scroll away!


    If you want to visit our main website to find out about the Teach Well Toolkit - our 3-term programme to address Burnout and create a school wellbeing community, - go to www.teachwellalliance.com


    Click on the link below to download an article on the causes of Teacher Burnout, how it impacts your school and how the Teach Well Alliance works in partnership with you to tackle it.

  • About the Teach Well Alliance

    Steve Waters

    Founder and Director

    Some facts about me:

    • English Teacher with 30 years' experience, including as Head of Drama Dept, Head of English Dept, Assistant Headteacher and Teacher Governor. 
    • MA in Education.
    • Advanced Diploma in Educational Management (Adv Dip Ed).
    • 6 years - Local Authority school improvement consultant. 
    • School Wellbeing and Mental Health Consultant. 
    • Mental Health trainer at Shaw Mind Foundation. 
    • Workplace Wellness Master Ambassador (Kelly Consulting). 
    • Qualified BAC Counsellor (Adv Dip in Counselling). 
    • Mental Health First Aider (MHFA). 
    • Faculty accreditation: Wellness Council of America (WELCOA).
    • Member of British Psychological Society (BPS). 
    • Mindfulness Practitioner. 
    • Author: Bell J & Waters S (2018) 'Doing Your Research Project: a guide for first-time researchers in education and the social sciences' (8th ed) McGraw-Hill/Open University

    I work closely with an experienced pool of trainers and consultants who have expertise in supporting schools to implement wellbeing programmes.

    They work in partnership with your school to address the 6 causes of Teacher Burnout, reduce workload and create a school wellbeing community with teacher wellbeing at its core.

  • Mental Health Media Charter

    The Teach Well Alliance is proud to endorse Natasha Devon's Mental Health Media Charter

    We all have physical health. We all have mental health. We can become mentally unwell just as we can become physically unwell.

    The Teach Well Alliance talks and writes about mental ill-health in a way that avoids labels, stigma and judgement and encourages support, understanding and, where appropriate, professional help.

  • Headteacher Teach Well Award

    Open to all Headteachers.

    Award will be in free-standing glass, etched with your Headteacher's name and school.



    How to recommend your Headteacher for the Teach Well Award


    Using the form below, answer question: 'How has your headteacher promoted staff wellbeing during this academic year (2017-18)?'

    (200 words maximum)

    • May include what your Headteacher said as well as what he/she did.
    • Refer to specific examples.
    • Refer to how each example led to an outcome which improved staff wellbeing.
    • Deadline: Friday, 31st August 2018.


    John Rowlands

    Manchester Communication Academy


    Nominate your Headteacher for the Headteacher Teach Well Award by completing the form below


  • Contact the Teach Well Alliance

    Do you have any questions? Complete the Contact Form and we'll get back to you. Or email or phone us.d

    Manchester, UK
    Mon-Fri: 09.00-17.00
    Sat: 10.00-16.00
    07504 635 431
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