After graduating from Bangor University Jo began her career as a teacher of Chemistry. Jo has over 20 years’ experience in senior  leadership including Headship, with wide-ranging involvement in both mainstream and Alternative Provision settings.

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.

Jo is now Director of Tutoring Plus (formerly Alternative Provision and Looked After Children), which provides a bespoke service of one-to-one tutoring and other supportive interventions for the children and young people with even greater barriers to overcome than their peers.

Jo is also Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead.