Leigh joined the Trust in September 2014, entering the teaching profession after an extensive start to her career in office support. Leigh has experience in administration, human resources, payroll & pensions, insurance and planning.
Leigh decided on a change of pace and commenced employment in education as a teaching assistant, quickly realising she wanted to become a teacher, with her first teaching post in 2010. Leigh moved to Craven Primary Academy in 2014 then took her post as Head of Academy at Mersey Primary Academy in 2019.
Leigh has a BA (Hons) in primary education and is currently studying for her NPQH and her Masters in education.