Chris Jones BTech (Hons) NPQH has 35 years experience as an educator and leader. He previously worked as a secondary school teacher, senior leader, governor, trust director and charity leader. Since starting CJ Learning in 2010 Chris has worked for many schools and academies, providing fast intervention, turn-around, and school efficiency and improvement programmes. He is currently a secondary school governor, director of a primary multi-academy trust – focusing on finance, and trustee and director of a London-based trust with strong nursery provision.
Building on the success of his SMARTcurriculum® Method – used by many mutli-academy trusts and over 100 schools across the country – Chris launched the sister company, CJL Technologies, in 2018. CJLT has developed and launched the ground-breaking SMARTcurriculum® App, an online tool enabling senior leaders to assess, analyse and model the efficiency, effectiveness and ethics of their curriculum using easy-to-use dashboards.
With a reputation for an intelligent and empathetic management style, Chris and the team are experienced leaders and practitioners who will work with staff on curriculum leadership; organisational management including timetable systems, HR and appointment systems; as well as assessment systems and many other learning based development practices.
Chris is passionate about making systems work, ‘walking the walk, not just talking the talk.’