Simon has worked in schools across West Yorkshire as an RE teacher. He joined Dixons Kings Academy as Head of Department for RE and was later made Head of Faculty. Within the department, outcomes for students have been consistently outstanding with a progress score above +2.
In 2015, Simon moved from his department role to focus on whole school teaching and learning. This involved leading CPD, coaching and practice across the academy. During this time, the school’s Ofsted rating moved from Requires Improvement to Outstanding.
Simon is now Vice Principal in the school, continuing to support teaching and learning as well as quality assurance in the academy. His passion is developing staff and ensuring students in the academy are provided with the best education possible