david-caneDavid has experience of leadership within a number of secondary schools including one which supported students with SEMH difficulties. He has led on all areas of safeguarding and pastoral care at Darwen Aldridge Community Academy since 2008.

David is committed to the inclusive ethos of DACA and believes that the entrepreneurial offer there has been the key to removing any barriers to learning. He remains a passionate teacher of history and still teaches the subject to GCSE and A Level at DACA.