Scots trainer who hit girl with belt and poured cleansing fluids over her given the go-ahead to return again to the classroom

A SCOTS trainer who hit a lady with a belt and poured cleansing fluids over her has been given the go-ahead to return to the classroom.

Charles Tighe, who taught at Beckford Main College in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, was convicted in 2019 of assaulting three separate females between 2007 and 2018.

On numerous events between January 2007 and December 2014, the 51-year-old assaulted one sufferer by pushing her towards a wall, throwing her to the ground and emptying a linen basket over her.

Charles Tighe was discovered to have hit a lady with a belt. Credit score: Deadline Information

He additionally struck her on the pinnacle as she held a toddler, threw her on a mattress and emptied a bucket of cleansing supplies and fluids over her.

The shamed Scots trainer was additionally discovered to have struck her with a belt and repeatedly slapped and shook her.

Between January 2014 and December 2014, Mr Tighe pursued one other sufferer, repeatedly shook her and pinned her to the ground.

In July 2018 he repeatedly despatched textual content messages to a lady which brought on “concern and alarm” a yr after assaulting her and forcibly eradicating a toddler from her arms.

Charles Tighe
Charles Tighe has been allowed to stay as a trainer. Credit score: Deadline Information

Mr Tighe was convicted of the offences in February 2019 and sentenced to group service for 18 months and handed a non-harassment order for 2 years.

Following a 3 day listening to into Mr Tighe’s behaviour, the Basic Educating Council for Scotland (GTCS) final week determined he could be allowed to return to educating.

The regulatory physique issued him with a reprimand which can keep on his document for 2 years and a conditional registration order.

The order means Mr Tighe must inform the GTCS when he will get a brand new job and inform future employers about his conviction.

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The GTCS did discover that Tighe’s health to show was impaired however stated that he confirmed real regret for his actions.

In coming to their determination, the GTCS wrote: “The panel thought of {that a} joint conditional registration order and reprimand was ample in all circumstances of the case.

“The panel famous that the trainer had absolutely mirrored and brought in depth steps to remediate.

“The panel thought of the trainer’s regret to be real and complete.

“The panel famous that there had been no repetition of the behaviour as soon as points have been raised with the related authorities and the trainer had absolutely complied with court docket imposed sentencing circumstances.”

Mr Tighe admitted all of the allegations introduced towards him final month however stated he believed his health to show was not impaired.

Talking final month in entrance of the educating panel, he stated: “I’ve by no means been the topic of disciplinary proceedings, and I’ve by no means had issues raised about my health to show.

“I might love nothing greater than to return to major educating.

“On 5 February 2019 I pleaded responsible to 4 costs.

“I don’t search to detract from my acceptance that my behaviour was improper.

“I admitted to the allegations totally and I admit that I fell far in need of the requirements anticipated of a trainer.

“I don’t admit that my health to show is presently impaired.

“I’ve mirrored closely by myself actions and I’ve taken steps to deal with my behaviour.”

He added: “As I used to be working [doing community service] it gave me a number of time to suppose.

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“Talking with different offenders and my supervisor, it gave me a number of time to replicate.

“It gave me a number of time to consider what I ought to be doing; which was educating.

“It gave me an actual perception into the injury I did to [the people involved].

“It will probably’t be undone, will probably be with them and me without end.”

Mr Tighe was suspended from his place at Beckford Main College in 2017 after allegations got here to mild.

He was then sacked from the college in 2018.