The University of Brighton Academies Trust has appointed Jonathan Morris as the new permanent Principal of Silverdale Primary Academy in St Leonards on Sea.
Currently Acting Principal of Silverdale, Mr Morris takes up his role with immediate effect.
On his appointment Mr Morris said: “I am delighted to have the opportunity to continue leading Silverdale Primary Academy. I started here in 2012 and I am extremely proud to have been part of the journey that resulted in a ‘Good’ Ofsted judgement earlier this year. I have lived and worked in Hastings for over 12 years, so I am committed to using my role to make a positive contribution to the education of the children in this wonderful town.”
Dr John Smith, the Trust’s Chief Executive, said: “Mr Morris has contributed to the exceptional leadership at Silverdale. I look forward to working with him as we enter the next important phase in the academy’s development.”