Mr Cornfoot is now entering his fourteenth year as a teacher and has worked under Sir John Townsley for all of his career. Earlier in his career he had Assistant Pastoral responsibility at Morley High School before becoming the school’s international dimensions co-ordinator, a role that saw him visit countries such as Sweden, Poland and Zambia. He then became Curriculum Leader of Geography before joining the academy’s Senior Leadership Team, following a brief secondment into the primary sector, he joined The Ruth Gorse Academy as Vice Principal with responsibility for Academic Standards.