Staff Profiles

28 January 2021

Meet Stephen Tomkins, Teacher of Computing

  How did you get into teaching? During university, I found that helping others understand the work given was a lot more rewarding than simply completing the work. I decided… Read more

28 January 2021

Meet Maria Kardel, Teacher of English

  How did you get into teaching? Working as a Graduate Research student of English Literature, I got the opportunity to teach small groups of undergraduates at university. This experience… Read more

28 January 2021

Meet Louise Bissatt, Teacher of Psychology

  How did you get into teaching? After studying Criminology and Psychology at Sheffield Hallam University, I became a Support Worker at a residential school for children with learning disabilities.… Read more

28 January 2021

Meet Matthew Moorwood, Teacher of PE

  How did you get into teaching? My passion for teaching PE and coaching various sports developed when I was at school. I always volunteered my time in the PE… Read more

28 January 2021

Meet Kieran Loftus, Vice Principal

  How did you get into teaching? I coached football when I was younger and really enjoyed PE at school, so it was a natural transition into teaching. I was… Read more

30 June 2020

Meet Claire Fletcher, Teacher of Geography

How did you get into teaching? I was a Sports Leader and mentor to some younger pupils when I was at school and enjoyed helping them, which inspired me to… Read more

23 June 2020

Meet Scott Shaw, Curriculum Director of Science

How did you get into teaching? Whilst completing my Master’s degree in Physics at the University of Sheffield, I engaged in a science outreach programme based in primary schools. Until… Read more

4 June 2020

Meet Jessica Stevenson, Principal

How did you get into teaching? I completed a degree in Theatre Design at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and thought I would pursue a career in… Read more

6 April 2020

Meet Ifatgar Ahmed, Curriculum Director for Computing

We sat down with Ifatgar Ahmed, to talk about his new role as Curriculum Director for Computing at UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park. Why did you decide to start teaching… Read more

3 April 2020

Meet Douglas Parr, Teacher for Computing

Why did you decide to teach at a UTC? Someone I know recommended UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park to me, and I saw that it had a STEM focus, which… Read more