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Kristina Preston


Kristina Preston

Senior Consultant


Education & Training

About Me:

Business Manager

Kristina specialises in education recruitment in charity and public sector organisations and has over 5 years' experience in recruitment, and even more experience in the education sector.

Kristina recruits for all levels of Education professionals on a temporary, permanent and contract basis.

Kristina volunteers as a qualified cheerleading coach to local community groups and schools to inspire boys and girls to have fun getting active through gymnastics, dance and stunts, whilst improving their self-esteem, confidence and combating the issues of body image in 6-18 year olds.

Latest Jobs

    Accreditation Services Consultant

    One of world's largest awarding bodies are recruiting for an Accreditation Services Consultant to assist in providing a range of accreditation services that recognise the quality and value of learning at work and in education towards achieving recognised qualifications. As someone who has exper...

    Location: London, England | Salary £27000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
    Ref: J61790KP_1500637886 | Published: 21 Jul 2017

    Product Specialist (Business Services)

    An awarding and professional body which works to transform their industry by setting, upholding and promoting professional standards and making qualifications, accreditations and membership the Gold Standard for professionals working in the industry are recruiting for a Product Specialist to dev...

    Location: Hertfordshire, England | Salary £34500 per annum
    Ref: J61754KP_1500476763 | Published: 19 Jul 2017

    Product Quality and Administration Manager

    An awarding and professional body which works to transform their industry by setting, upholding and promoting professional standards and making qualifications, accreditations and membership the Gold Standard for professionals working in the industry are recruiting for a Product Quality and Admin...

    Location: Hertfordshire, England | Salary £33000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
    Ref: J61755KP_1500476046 | Published: 19 Jul 2017

    Leadership Development Coordinator

    A national membership body which develops leadership management and governance across the UK's universities and HE colleges is currently recruiting for two Leadership Development Coordinators for a 1year fixed term contract as they go through an exciting change. As someone who has experience of...

    Location: London, England | Salary £28000.00 per annum
    Ref: J61721KP_1500305364 | Published: 17 Jul 2017

    Senior Manager- Portfolio & Accreditation

    An independent, professional membership body who have been established for just over 20years are recruiting for a Senior Manager to take responsibility for their Portfolios and Accreditation and look to grow the division as well as assist the organisation in their own growth plans. As someone w...

    Location: London, England | Salary £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
    Ref: J61403KP_1499263736 | Published: 05 Jul 2017

    Product Co-ordinator- Qualifications

    An award winning awarding body are recruiting for a Product Coordinator to assist in the maintainance of existing qualifications, as well as support the development of new products. As someone who has a knowledge and familiarity with professional body roles as well as an understanding of assess...

    Location: Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire | Salary £25000 per annum
    Ref: J60009_1498740016 | Published: 29 Jun 2017

    Assessment Lead

    As someone who as experience of working in an awarding body or regulatory environment you will support the other teams within the assessment team as well as work closely with them to ensure all assessments are conducted to a high level of quality. You will use your knowledge and experience of i...

    Location: Lincolnshire, England | Salary £27240 - £32349 per annum
    Ref: J61507_1498727632 | Published: 29 Jun 2017

Kristina Preston's Blog Posts

Are you ready for the impending changes to the Awarding Organisation Sector?

TPP Education and Training attended the AO Forum earlier this month and it is clear there are some mixed views and concerns over the upcoming changes in the education sector. The awarding body sector hasn’t seen much stability in recent years, from the NQF to the QCF and then on to the RQF, and the sector is now facing yet another set of changes and challenges with the onset of apprenticeships and End-point Assessments. Add this to the ever-advancing technological changes as well as fund...

Author: Kristina Preston
Published: 19 May 2017

Benefits to an ageing population in the workplace

Many near and over retirement age simply don’t want to retire – they feel they still have a lot to contribute, having already achieved their career aspirations, paid off their mortgage and are now seeking a role that can offer security and the opportunity to give something back. Salary expectations and career progression are therefore both way down the list of priorities for baby boomers and this can be good news for employers, especially within the not for profit sector. So why are so ma...

Author: Kristina Preston
Published: 20 Jan 2017

What’s the best way for Awarding Organisations to expand overseas?

In the last week TPP Education & Training ran our own Forum for Awarding Organisations, with delegates attending from organisations from across the country, as well as attending the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB) AO Forum in London. From both events one thing is clear; the path for AOs is definitely to explore overseas markets, however there are concerns around the how the path will run. It is not surprising that UK qualifications are valued as high currency across areas such as t...

Author: Kristina Preston
Published: 03 May 2016

    Friday 27th February- National Safeguarding Day

    The National Council for Voluntary Youth Services is calling on all children and youth organisations to make the last weekday of February the one day every year where organisations Stop what they are doing, Look at their safeguarding practices and Listen to young people, empowering them to take an active role in managing their own safety. NCVYS’s new national safeguarding campaign aims to inspire and encourage children and youth organisations to show commitment to improving their safeguardi...

    Author: Kristina Preston
    Published: 25 Feb 2015