Matthew has the role of Developer of Hearts and Minds (Research) at Barker College which involves conducting research and planning for the school in the area of holistic development and the Pillars of Thriving at Barker. He also teaches Physics and Christian Studies and is involved in running the new Science Extension course which introduces students to scientific academic research. His doctorate reflects his passion for science education focussing on Representational Fluency amongst physics students at school and university. He has published in leadership, education, and science journals and been involved in course development and teaching at The University of Sydney and The University of Western Sydney. He is currently undertaking a Masters of Divinity through Ridley College in Melbourne.