A FORMER professional footballer, who ended his career with Bridgwater Town, has been appointed Acting Principal at The King Alfred School Academy.
Dan Milford, currently the Vice Principal at the academy, will take on the role until January 2022.
The current Principal, Nathan Jenkins, has become Head of School Improvement at The Priory Learning Trust.
Mr Milford has been Vice Principal at TKASA for three years, and was previously Assistant Principal at another TPLT school, Worle Community School Academy. He has been a teacher for 25 years.
He said: “TKASA is very popular across the community, and has seen millions invested in its campus, constant success stories, and a sixth form which is gaining a reputation as one is the best in the country.”
“I feel incredibly proud and excited to be taking over from Nathan in April, leading the Academy forward over the next nine months. TKASA is a special place and I am confident we will continue to build upon the outstanding progress we have made over the past few years.”