New Principal for UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

17 December 2019

New Principal for UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

A new Principal has been appointed at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park.

Jessica Stevenson has 19 years’ experience in education and is currently Director of Inclusion at Mercia Learning Trust in Sheffield. Jessica will start at the UTC in January 2020.

The current Principal Sarah Clark is leaving this month to become Chief Executive Officer of Uttoxeter Learning Trust in Staffordshire.

Nick Crew, Executive Principal, The Sheffield UTC Academy Trust, said: “Jessica has a strong track record in education and is well respected within the city. We are looking forward to working with her.”

He added: “I am very proud of what we are achieving for our students and employers in Sheffield. I’d like to thank Sarah for her excellent leadership, guiding UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park from its launch to becoming one of the best performing UTCs in the country.”

Jessica said: “I am excited to join a trailblazing technical school that is ensuring students get the academic and technical skills that universities and employers need. I can’t wait to start as Principal in January and build on the fantastic work that has been achieved so far.”