Jo joined Tutor Trust in January 2019 as Quality Manager, responsible for our work in Alternative Provision.

Jo is an experienced senior leader with wide-ranging involvement in both mainstream and Alternative Provision settings. 

After graduating from the University of North Wales (Bangor), Jo began her career as a teacher of chemistry in Tameside, moved to Head of Science in Bolton and then returned to Tameside as an Assistant Headteacher.  Jo then took up a post at a large high school in Lancashire as a Deputy Headteacher and Acting Headteacher before becoming the Headteacher of a high school in Stockport. 

Following a fulfilling career in Mainstream Jo then moved to work with young people in Manchester, leading science education for students in Alternative Provision settings across the city.

Having worked in senior positions in both mainstream and Alternative Provision settings across Greater Manchester, Jo is well placed to lead and drive the quality of teaching and learning in the Department for Education funded project in Alternative Provision, ‘The Right Angle’,  in collaboration with TLC; Talk, Listen Change.