UTC Leeds has appointed a new Principal. Alex Burnham has 21 years’ experience of working in education and started in post last month at UTC Leeds, which is based on Sayner Road, Hunslet.
Alex said: “I feel honoured and privileged to be part of a team that is supporting the next generation of world-class engineers and scientists.”
He added: “By working closely with regional businesses and the University of Leeds, our students are gaining the high level technical skills and academic qualifications that employers and universities need and improving their life chances.”
Before joining UTC Leeds, Alex was part of the senior leadership team at Rodillian Multi Academy Trust in Leeds, West Yorkshire, for six years.
This included being Head of School at BBG Academy in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, which moved from special measures to an Ofsted ‘good’ rating during his leadership.
Mark Goldstone, Chair of the Governing Body, said: “Alex brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and I am very pleased to welcome him to UTC Leeds.”