School liaison team talking to students

Meet the School Liaison Team

As a large college, we have a huge pool of talent to draw on. Our School Liaison Team come from a range of diverse backgrounds, meaning that every member of the team has something different to offer. Between us, we have experience in everything from music to teaching. We harness every bit of our knowledge to enhance our service to schools and students.

So who are we? Click on each team member to reveal a little more information about who we are and about some of our favourite sessions. You might even recognise some of us from delivering assemblies and classroom sessions in your school/sixth form or you might have met us at a careers fair or parents evening.

What do you like about working at The Manchester College?

I have worked at The Manchester College for over 18 years and I have had various roles since working for the College. I really enjoy my job and am passionate about ensuring students are coming to TMC to explore their dreams. I also have an amazing team behind me delivering outstanding Information, Advice and Guidance to high school students.

What is your favourite classroom session to deliver?

The team have created some excellent classroom resources for young learners. If I had to choose a favourite it would be our newly created session on the importance of emails. This classroom session is engaging, informative and provides potential students with an understanding of the use of email in business and the vital skills they need for college applications and job interviews.

What do you like about working at The Manchester College?

I have worked at the college for over 5 years and have loved every minute of my time here. There is a real sense of collaboration and innovation at TMC to better ourselves but also to support students from all backgrounds and abilities.

What is your favourite classroom session to deliver?

My favourite session is the Mock Interview preparation workshop which helps pupils prepare for their actual interview. I love to talk about my own experiences in recruitment and support students to get the best out of their answers.

What do you like about working at The Manchester College?

I really enjoy the inclusive nature of the College and I love working with my team.

What is your favourite classroom session to deliver?

I really enjoy Labour Market Information. It is extremely relevant and important. Students need to know about job trends and growth areas to help them with their future career decisions.

What do you like about working at The Manchester College?

I have worked for TMC for over 6 years and have loved every second of it, from the amazing people I work with including the school’s team, to getting out and about visiting schools across Greater Manchester. Every day is different, and every week presents a new challenge, but I wouldn’t change it! I am lucky in that I genuinely love my job.

What is your favourite classroom session to deliver?

I really enjoy delivering the interview skills session as I can use lots of past examples of when I used to recruit apprentices.

What do you like about working at The Manchester College?

In the short space of time I have worked for The Manchester College I have really enjoyed it. I truly believe if you enjoy your job you will never work a day in your life. I am proud to say my team have become my family and friends.

What is your favourite classroom session to deliver?

My favourite session is CV writing. This is my favourite because this is something that I believe would have been beneficial to me when I was in high school.

What do you like about working at The Manchester College?

I really do enjoy my job! Every day is different. My team is amazing, and we have so much fun every day. The Manchester College is like my second family.

What is your favourite classroom session to deliver?

I am excited to deliver the new Personal Branding session it’s fun and there’s lots of activities to do.

What do you like about working at The Manchester College?

My colleagues are amazing, and I get to help students from many schools.

What is your favourite classroom session to deliver?

The School Leaver Presentation as it gives pupils an insight into their options post-16, exploring T Levels, vocational and technical routes along with Apprenticeships.

What do you like about working at The Manchester College?

I love my team and the inclusive culture of the college. There is something for everyone.

What is your favourite classroom session to deliver?

My favourite session is the Year 8/9 Options session. When I was in school myself, I found it challenging to make important decisions so young. Therefore, I like to see it helps young people with the challenges I faced myself.