60-second interview with Linda Jeffery

Linda Jeffery, Careers Lead at The King John School in Benfleet, Essex

What kind of work have you been doing this week?
Apprenticeship work and organising my Careers Fair and Year 12 enrichment day.Linda Jeffery

What notable events have happened this week?
Two year 13s were offered a degree apprenticeship.

How do you work with the Make Happen team?
Regular meetings with Hannah Mead, collaborative outreach officer, and attending events.

What kind of feedback from staff, students, and parents do you get?
Extremely positive. We also send out all information through parents, via email and the parental newsletter we produce, and through weekly staff briefings.

Name three things you love about your job…
I have chosen a job I love so don’t work a day in my life!

…and one you don’t!
Not enough hours in the day.

What would you say to a teacher (or school) who isn’t yet involved with Make Happen?
It supports and helps those less privileged and opens doors for them.