Stepanka has been working within the student support field since 2007. She has worked as a special needs teacher in London, following a year of teaching in Ukrainne. Later she worked as a speech and language therapist for four years. Prior to joining Riverside school she worked as a lecturer at Hradec Kralove University. In her spare time she loves travelling, winter sports of all kinds and her adopted greyhound, ex racer Horsie.
Riverside graduates have been accepted to some of the most prestigious universities around the world.