Darren has worked in education and senior leadership positions in a wide range of primary schools for 30 years. He has fourteen years of experience as a primary school headteacher, this work included leading rapid improvement from an Ofsted category.
Darren is currently Assistant Director of Education at the Diocese of Leeds which supports over 240 schools and academies across the region. Within this role, he has oversight of training and leadership development, school governance, admissions and school systems and organisations. His day-to-day role involves working with and supporting headteachers with school improvement. Darren is also a serving SIAMS inspector.