Now in his 8th year of teaching, Matthew's experience includes serving as Head of Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) as well as two assistant headships. As an assistant head in his last school, he had the responsibility for Nursery, Reception, and Years 1 and 2. Matthew introduced the International Primary Curriculum across the entire school, had the whole school responsibility for ICT and was the Safeguarding Lead for EYFS & KS1. He also managed the design and opening of a brand-new, purpose-built Early Years and Year 1 building. Matthew gained his teaching degree from Manchester Metropolitan University and is currently studying for his NPQSL (National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership) in the UK.