Staff

Julie Matkin

Training Centre Manager

Julie teaches the Level 3 Learners and the Play work qualification as well as managing the Training Centre team. She is the Lead Internal Quality assurer and arranges the courses and apprenticeships and liases with our Awarding body, CACHE. Julie is highly qualified and experienced and holds the NNEB, NVQ Level 3, A1, V1 and Cert Ed. She has over twenty years experience in day care and has managed nurseries before changing course to teach her high standards to others.

Jane Tubb

Operations Manager

Jane supports Julie in her role, assesses Level 2 and 3 Learners and Play work students and is an Internal Quality Assurer for the Training Centre, as well as arranging short courses and workshops for nursery settings and child minders. Jane has worked with children for over 30 years, continuing with her role as Operations Manager for the Tigers Day Nurseries settings alongside the Training Centre role and is qualified to Level 4 and has the A1, PTLLS and IQA qualification.

Sara King

Lead Assessor and Internal Quality Assurer

She is qualified to Level 3 and has had experience of working in a daycare setting as well as being a child minder.

Jo Russell

Teacher - Level 2 Learners

Jo has a particular interest in children with special needs. Jo has completed her PTLLS (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector) qualification and is currently working towards her DTLLS (Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector). She has worked in various childcare settings for 12 years and is a qualified Assessor.

Jayne Rankin is a part time Assessor within our team and she has worked mainly as a Teaching Assistant in schools for approx 11 years.

Cathy Jones is one of our in house Assessors within Tigers Day Nurseries and is the Deputy Manager of Tigers at Henwick. Cathy has worked in pre-schools before joining our team in 2008 and training to be an Assessor in 2011.

Mandy Cole is also an Assessor who works as a Manager in a local pre-school. She has many years experience in childcare and has been an Assessor at other training providers before joining our team in 2011. She has her PTLLS qualification.

We currently also have two in house trainee Assessors, Tracey Hobbs and Leanne Skelly who are expected to complete their Assessor qualification soon.

Joshua Blunt is our part time Administration Assistant who supports Julie to ensure the smooth running of the Training Centre.