Michael studied at Nottingham Trent and Loughborough Universities starting teaching at All Saints’ Catholic Academy, Mansfield in September 2003. After progressing up the ranks as an Assistant Curriculum Leader, Head of Year, Assistant Head Teacher, Senior Assistant Head Teacher and Deputy Head Teacher, he joined the Evolve Trust in September 2015. His previous role as Director of School Improvement was Trust wide where he oversaw the Professional Learning Pathways, Pupil Premium, Learning Teaching and Research as well as undertaking specific work to support development needs in the Brunts, Beech and Bramble Academies. From September 2018, he has taken the position as Head Teacher at the Beech Academy. .