Born and raised in England, Mr. Broadhurst came to the United States in 1986, to obtain his teaching credential. In 1988 he joined the Soquel Union Elementary School District and began teaching third grade. Since that time, he has taught upper elementary, middle school physical education, and while on a two-year leave he taught elementary physical education at the Vienna International School in Austria.
He received his multiple subjects teaching credential from California State University at Long Beach, and his Master of Arts in Educational Leadership, and Administrative Credential from San José State University. Previously he has served as the Assistant Principal and Principal at New Brighton Middle School and he also served as the Principal at Main Street Elementary School. He is thrilled to be the Principal at Santa Cruz Gardens, where he started teaching 3rd grade in 1988.