In April 2016 Gill was commissioned by Wellspring Academy Trust to lead a county wide Pupil referral unit spread over six buildings as Executive Principal. The setting had gone into special measures category in February 2015. Gill had to ensure initially that students were safe and were being taught well.
Gill took up the position of Principal of the City Academy Bristol in September 2010. The Academy’s context was one of 75% of the student body being classed as needing free school meals, 55% being classed as EAL with 44 different languages being spoken.
Matt joined British School Muscat (BSM) as Deputy Head of Senior School in August 2014, shortly after its ‘Good’ BSO inspection. As one of the leading schools of the Middle East, BSM is very well regarded in the region, producing consistently high results at GCSE and A Level. Working alongside the Head of School and middle leaders, Matt quickly identified priority areas for development, particularly within the school’s pastoral and learning support systems.