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Dixons McMillan Academy

Raja Ali

Assistant Vice Principal

Raja has joined DMA in January 2024 as Assistant Vice Principal for Behaviour & Culture.

Having always worked in schools in challenging circumstances his belief – which matches the Dixons mission statement of challenging educational and social disadvantage – is that regardless of backgrounds, cultures and negative self-fulfilling prophecies, all students deserve the right to access outstanding educational provision and that this is the key to success for individuals, groups and communities.

Raja completed his studies in Electronic & Communications Engineering at the University of Leeds after which he spent 4 years working in the banking sector. He completed the Graduate Teacher Training Programme in 2005 as a Maths subject specialist and has been working to support youngsters across Bradford, Leeds and Harrogate since then.

He is looking forward to working with the team at DMA to help support providing the very best learning experiences for all young people so they may all fulfil their unique potential regardless of their backgrounds.