After joining the Trust in 2013 as a Computer Science Teacher at Leeds West Academy, Danny soon found himself supporting academy improvements as Assistant Principal. In 2019, Danny moved to Leeds East Academy as Vice Principal for Quality of Education.
Subsequently, he has had a huge impact at the academy overseeing the Curriculum, Assessment and Teaching & Learning.
In more recent times, Danny took on the role of Acting Principal, in order to support Sarah Carrie, as she transitioned into her new position as Executive Principal of the White Rose Academies Trust. Danny is an ambassador for the Teach First programme, a Teaching Leaders Fellow, and in 2020, completed the National Professional Qualification in Headship (NPQH).
The next step in Danny’s exciting career came when he was announced as Leeds East Academy’s new Principal in June 2022, as the academy continues on its journey to outstanding.