|Portrayed by||Jason Merrells|
|First Appearance||Series 1 Ep 01|
|Last Appearance||Series 3 Ep 19|
|Cause/Reason||Resigned and left to teach in Dubai|
|Romances||Steph Haydock, Davina Shackleton|
|Children||2 unknown children|
Jack Rimmer was Waterloo Road’s hard man head teacher. After Izzie's death he struggles to cope, blaming himself, and it’s with Davina's love and support that Jack is just managing to hold things together.
Jack cares deeply for Waterloo Road and this, together with his drive and determination to improve exam results, leads him into taking a high risk approach to secure the school’s future success. He has also been at Waterloo Road for 15 years, demonstrating his care and dedication to the school.
Davina's love for him was terminated when she discovered his brief affair with fellow colleague Steph Haydock. As a pragmatist Jack doesn’t care how things are done, as long as they work which caused trouble when his budgets failed to meet the LEA’s approval and he was suspended pending an enquiry. He decided to resign instead and moved to Dubai.
Jack was a qualified history teacher. So far, Jack is least longest lasting Headmaster that has been in Waterloo Road, with him only appearing in 26 episodes.
Jack rimmer had been a history teacher and the deputy head to Brian vasey , he started working at Waterloo road in January 2004 .
- "Get the hell up there and gag him" (first line)
- "Kids, eh? They turn everything on its head, don't they? You give them a system and their first instinct is to cheat it."
- "A whole busload of kids has gone missing. It's like something out of bloody Doctor Who."
- "At Waterloo Road we have made it our sole objective to guarantee membership of this school to everyone. irrespective of needs or disabilities. we have a strong ethos of pastoral care, working for the welfare of all students and against bullying and intimidation.