Daniel graduated from the University of Manchester in 2007 and began his teaching career in 2008. During his nearly 10 years of teaching, Daniel had the privilege to hold a number of roles within a teaching and learning and pastoral care capacity. He has been a Head of Department since 2014 and delivered CPD on Assessment in Music to colleagues at local conferences as well as delivering training to HMI inspectors for the North. He is currently working towards the National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership. Daniel is also an active musician and still performs with the St.Philip Neri Singers – one of the leading exponents of Catholic Liturgical Music in the North West.