Katy is the inspiration behind and creator of Sound Training. Prior to developing the programme she was a Senior Learning and Language Advisor in a large urban unitary authority. Katy has 27 years’ teaching experience, specialising in supporting pupils with dyslexia. She holds a Post Graduate Certificate (PGC) in Special Education, a PGC in Dyslexia and is an Associate Member of the British Dyslexia Association (AMBDA).
Personal mission: to enable every child to fulfil their potential
Claire is the driving force behind the growth and development of the company and those within it. Passionate about education, personal development and raising standards, Claire brings 30 years’ experience in teaching, training and management to the role and is committed to channelling her leadership experience and expertise to lead the whole company to success in existing and new sectors.
Personal mission: to lead the company in enabling every child to fulfil their potential
Training and Development Manager
Anne has previously held roles as Vice Principal, Director of Studies and SENCO and uses this experience to monitor and develop quality and training processes and activity, which are paramount to the consistency, success and potential growth of both Lexonik and Sound Training.
Involved in Sound Training from the start, Lisa is a qualified teacher, who brings huge passion and commitment to the recruitment and training of our national team of teachers, ensuring standardisation of delivery and impact of Lexonik in the UK and internationally.
Business Growth Manager
Michelle brings her 20 years’ experience and understanding of the demands on schools and teachers to the team and is responsible for the day-to-day operational management of the business. This includes ensuring customer service and support of the highest standard.
Curriculum and Professional Development Lead
Sarah has previously held roles of Deputy Head Teacher for Teaching, Learning and Assessment, Assistant Head Teacher, Head of English and brings over 20 years of curriculum, teacher training, leadership development and classroom experience to Lexonik. Sarah is passionate in empowering and inspiring teachers and learning facilitators to maximise their performance in order to allow students to exceed their potential.
Gemma combines her computer and communication skills to provide administrative support to the business. MHFA Youth qualified, Gemma has previously devoted time to a children’s mental health charity and worked within a school. Her experience has reinforced her belief that education plays a part in deterring issues. With Lexonik, Gemma thinks she has found the opportunity to apply her skills while fulfilling a desire to better the lives of others.
Ranjith has recently completed a PhD at Northumbria University in areas related to artificial intelligence and has experience in application development for education. Working in partnership with Teesside University as part of a Knowledge Transfer Programme, the aim is to bring and develop expert knowledge in machine learning to the team and create state of the art digital solutions to complement the Lexonik portfoliio – watch this space for Lexonik Digital!
IT Project Manager
Sarah has a masters degree in computing with experience of software development for sector applications. Passionate about technology and innovation, Sarah works closely with the team to support and deliver the digital vision for our literacy developments.
Lynne brings over 25 years of administrative experience to her role as PA to the Directors. Her invaluable skills support the Directors to work towards company goals both generally on a day to day basis as well as with specific projects.
Training and Recruitment Coordinator
Marcela is Sound Training’s recruitment and training officer. A qualified TESOL Teacher from the Czech Republic, she has always been fascinated with English language and literature. Marcela works within the operations team to support recruitment and training.
With a background in administration and clerical work for the past 15 years, Tina maintains the efficient running of the office. She supports the team with administrative functions on a day to day basis.