A TEACHER who was banned from educating in England after claiming further money from dad and mom for college journeys is now attempting to get again within the classroom – however in Scotland.
David Malengela was faraway from the register in 2018 by the Educating Regulation Company (TRA) after being discovered to have acted dishonestly whereas planning a college journey.
The language trainer, who taught at St Peter’s Faculty in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, wrote to folks telling them the £390 value of a 2017 journey to Paris had gone up.
He then requested for ‘behaviour and boarding deposits’, citing an ‘extra £20 refundable behaviour deposit for the Lodge Bon-Sejour’.
And the 45-year-old was additionally discovered to have requested £21 throughout a briefing to households for a safety deposit to attend a science museum.
The TRA heard how Mr Malengela charged pupils an additional £17.50 every simply to board the coach – unbeknown to the college and tour operator.
They banned him from the classroom after declaring that he confirmed a scarcity of ‘integrity’ and was ‘dishonest’ with the college.
Now, 4 years later, he has utilized to the Basic Educating Council for Scotland (GTCS) for registration to turn into a trainer north of the border.
Presenting Workplace Jamie Devlin yesterday stated: “Mr Malangela has not attended the listening to.
“He was making use of for registration with the Basic Educating Council for Scotland however made no correspondence.
Mr Devlin added: “He denied unprofessional conduct in that he did not administer correct journeys to France.
“I see no motive to re-run a case which has already been overseen by one other regulatory physique.”
The allegations towards Mr Malengela that the panel will likely be contemplating state: “Whilst you have been employed as a trainer at St Peter’s Faculty, Huntingdon you did not correctly administer a number of journeys to France taken in and round Might – July 2017.
“In that you simply knowledgeable dad and mom that the price of a number of journeys had elevated when worth enhance had not been agreed and/or value by the college.
“You had no proof and/or good motive to justify the worth enhance.
“[You] requested that cash for a number of journeys be paid on to you [and] failed to reply adequately to requests made by the college finance crew for correct knowledge and/or data regarding the journey(s).
“Your conduct on the allegation above was dishonest [and] missing integrity.”
Cambridgeshire Police carried out a fraud probe towards Mr Malengela, initially from the Democratic Republic of Congo, however concluded that no additional motion was taken.
Over the course of a 3 day listening to the GTCS panel will now resolve whether or not or to not settle for Mr Malengela’s utility.
The listening to continues.