Matthew is an experienced primary school teacher with qualifications in the field of science – He is also highly skilled in ICT including the use of Microsoft Office packages and website development – which he often utilises in his other work in photography.

Matthew has extensive experience of working in highly pressured environments and excels in managing varied deadlines and requirements to meet the needs of his colleagues and senior staff. Having worked in education for numerous years he has developed excellent communication skills – dealing with a range of sensitive and highly emotional issues on a daily basis, often involving staff, students, parents and carers, and external clients.

Matthew thrives on opportunities to take the initiative and has demonstrated excellent organisational skills in the successful planning and delivery of a range of activities including staff training sessions, offsite education sessions, residential trips for students, inter-organisational events and meetings plus whole school events.