Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving

Denise Jelly, Principal, Barnsley Sixth-Form College

Start date: March 2018
Previous job: Head of faculty for sixth-form, GCSEs and International, Nottingham College
Interesting fact: Denise once performed an Irish dance for royalty at primary school, but can’t remember if it was for Princess Margaret or Anne.


Ciaran Barry, Group operations director, Linx International Group

Start date: February 2018
Previous job: Senior consultant, Linx International Group
Interesting fact: Ciaran was a detective in the Hertfordshire Police Constabulary for over eight years.


Darren Jackson, Sales director, Roundhouse Corporate – Derby College Group

Start date: March 2018
Previous job: Director of client sales, Guestline Ltd.
Interesting fact: Darren has a passion for music, and out of work can be found playing his guitar and singing.


Janet Morris, Interim chief executive, OCR

Start date: April 2018
Previous job: Director – international network, Cambridge International (ongoing)
Interesting fact: Earlier in her career, Janet worked in the international aviation sector, marketing London’s airports.


Martin Sim, Interim principal and CEO, Barnfield College

Start date: April 2018
Previous job: Interim principal, Gateway College
Interesting fact: Martin is a model railway enthusiast.


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