Jenny Leach worked in finance before doing her PGCE in Secondary Business and IT Education. Jenny taught Business and IT in secondary schools and became an Academic Manager for Year 9 and responsible for the Enterprise curriculum. After starting an MA in Education, Jenny moved to Bicton College, where she taught Business and IT at levels 1 to 6 before becoming the Manager for Outdoor Leisure, Equine and Education. In 2009 Jenny moved to Exeter College as Head of Faculty for Business and IT, and gained APlus Training in 2015 before becoming an Assistant Principal at the college in 2016.
At Exeter College Jenny is responsible for the oversight of a number of Technical and Professional Faculties to include: Professional and Adult Learning, Construction and Engineering, Automotive and Aerospace. Alongside responsibility for Higher Education and Access courses for the college and all Adult Education & Commercial Curriculum in College.
Additional cross college responsibility includes Leadership and Management Development for CLT staff, The Enterprise Academy, Project Manager for The Exeter Mathematics School.
Jenny has two naughty Pugs called Bella and Ugg and in her spare time enjoys learning to speak Italian and anything creative such as sewing or gardening!