Temple Learning Academy, an all-through free school due to open in 2015 in East Leeds, this week appointed their Principal Matthew Browne.
Matthew will be joining Temple Learning Academy from Austhorpe Primary School where he has spent the past 5 years as Deputy Head and more recently as Acting Head Teacher.
Matthew brings a wealth of experience having worked in teaching positions within a variety of different communities across the North of England and Northern Ireland.
Having lived in Halton for six years, Matthew understands the challenges ahead and has plans to develop Temple Learning Academy as a base camp for the children and parents of the school and for East Leeds as a whole.
Matthew Browne commented “The ethos and visio of Temple Learning Academy is something I identify strong with. The ability to be involved with such a dynamic education and community project really is a once in a lifetime opportunity. I am very much looking forward to working with the children, parents, teaching staff and other members of the community to deliver outstanding education and enrichment to all”.
Matthew who won Teach of the Year (North England) and who placed 3rd for the national awards will commence his role mid-January.