After graduating from Sheffield Hallam University with a degree in Physical Education and Youth Sport and QTS Ryan began his teaching career at The City School in 2006 as a newly qualified teacher. Ryan quickly progressed to hold a number of leadership positions throughout his employment and became Head of Physical Education during the conversion to Outwood Academy City in 2013.
As part of The Deeps, Ryan has been an Aspiring Leader in Deep Experience and an Associate Assistant Principal before becoming an Acting Assistant Principal for the 2016/17 academic year leading and managing attendance. Ryan's appointment as a permanent Assistant Principal was confirmed in March 2018. He continues to lead on attendance and behaviour, and is looking forward to working with the new Senior Leadership team at Outwood Academy City.