Before recently retiring from teaching Nick worked for 36 years at an Independent School in Newcastle-under-Lyme. During his career at the School Nick had a wide range of responsibilities with the main focus being pastoral care. As Head of Year 7 he was responsible for organising transfer from a range of Junior Schools into Year 7. In 1995 Nick completed a Masters Degree in Education with a focus on the teaching of Sex Education in Schools. Nick has been Contingent Commander of the Combined Cadet Force at the School since 2003 and he continues to undertake this role in his retirement.
Nick became a Governor at Abbey Hulton Primary School in 2017. Since his retirement he has volunteered at the School assisting with Science teaching in Year 5 and 6.