J and K Training Ltd was set up in June 2008 by Ann Johnson and Paul Kelly. The company has expanded and now employs a highly qualified team of English and Maths tutors throughout the North East, North West and Yorkshire and Humberside regions.
Ann Johnson – Managing Director
Ann is an experienced senior manager who has considerable experience managing commissioned contracts for FE colleges, and mainstream Skills Funding Agency providers. Ann has worked as an associate consultant with Learning and Skills Improvement Service advising training providers on effective models of delivery for literacy and numeracy programmes. Prior to setting up J and K Training in 2008 Ann worked as a senior director of an established training provider and worked as a Business studies lecturer at Bishop Auckland College.
Paul Kelly – Director of Quality and Curriculum Development.
In his recent role as Training Services Manager of Derwentside Training, Paul gained considerable experience managing, designing and delivering a wide portfolio of provision specialising in Skills for Life and Employability Skills programmes. He is a qualified trainer and has full membership of the Institute for Learning and is an Associate member of the Institute of Safety and Health . Paul has also worked as an associate consultant with Learning and Skills Improvement Service advising training providers on effective design and delivery models of Skills for Life provision
Kathryn Semple – Operations Manager
Kathryn is an experienced Operations and Continuous Improvement Manager who has worked in the education and training industry for over 20 years. Professional qualifications include NVQ Level 4 in Management and NVQ Level 5 in Coaching and Mentoring for Managers.
Kay Dawson –Finance and Audit Compliance Manager
Kay is a very experienced office manager overseeing all aspects of finance and programme administration. Professional qualifications include BA Economics, BSC Maths Education (part complete), Adult Numeracy Level 3 specialism, proficient in the use of SAGE & all Microsoft Office Packages
We employ a team of highly qualified tutors across all programme areas who provide learners with the support they require to achieve their learning goals. All staff have completed training on Safeguarding and level 2 Certificate in Equality and Diversity.
Our admin team are located at our Head Office in Bishop Auckland supporting both the management and delivery teams in all aspects of our business.
"J and K Training are committed to the principles of equal opportunities in employment and training. We strive to ensure equality of access to all training and employment opportunities"