Cliona joined the Tutor Trust in 2017 as a Primary tutor in Leeds, whilst completing a degree in Childhood Studies. Working as a tutor she realised she was highly interested in mitigating inequalities children face, and this interest resulted in her completing the Graduate Diploma in Law. She hopes this will allow her to effectively advocate for children’s needs one day. 

Cliona decided to continue her role as a tutor, whilst undertaking the new challenge of secondary tuition, by joining the staff as Manchester Full-time Tutor in September 2020. In January 2021 Cliona moved up once more, this time to the role of Secondary Schools Coordinator. In June 2022 Cliona progressed to the role of Secondary Schools Manager. She looks forward to the direct impact she can achieve through tackling educational inequalities.