A Southport head teacher faces conduct hearing after gross misconduct sacking November 23rd, 2015 admin Latest News Shares Comments The former head teacher of a Southport primary school will face a professional conduct hearing, 24th to 27th November 2015. Colin Coleman, from Southport, was the head of Linaker Primary School for more than 13 years before he was dismissed for gross misconduct. Coleman will now stand before a professional conduct panel from 24th to 27th November. Sefton Council carried out an audit on the school in early 2014, which looked at the business accounts of the Sefton Street school. Mr Coleman was handed a precautionary suspension, pending the outcome of the audit. Mrs Lisa Brown was appointed acting head in Mr Coleman’s at the time of his suspension and she remains in the position. At the time of the suspension, a letter was sent to parents(below) informing them that Mr Coleman would not be returning to the position of headteacher. Orignal Linaker Primary School Headteacher Colin Coleman suspended (Southport) Parents of pupils at Linaker Primary School in Southport were given a letter explaining the suspension of Headteacher Colin Coleman this afternoon (Friday 24th January 2014). Lisa Brown will be acting as Headteacher until further notice. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!