Head of Design Engineering
Mr Jon Taylor has been Head of Design Engineering at Cranleigh since 2016. Before joining Cranleigh, Mr Taylor taught at Highgate School in North London, where he held the position of Second in Department; he taught Design Technology Systems & Control alongside overseeing the departments’ extra-curricular activity.
This included the hugely popular VEX Robotics programme through which his teams qualified and competed in the World Championships on two successive occasions. Mr Taylor was also awarded the VEX Robotics Teacher of the Year Award on back to back occasions for his development of robotics within the curriculum and beyond.
Mr Taylor studied an Industrial Design & Technology BA at Brunel University London and completed his placement year at Wellington College, where his passion for teaching began. After graduating in 2012 he returned to Wellington to take up a full time post. Mr Taylor is a keen sportsman himself and has represented England at both European and World Roller Hockey Championships.