Young Man in Glasses

Gareth Jones


Gareth is CEO of JCAT. He has taught English for over forty years and been headteacher of five different schools, ranging from a small special school in East London to a 1500+ comprehensive in British Forces Germany. He has helped take three schools out of special measures and as headteacher laid the foundations for a successful Hindu free School in Harrow, initially setting out with no pupils, no staff and no building. He has worked in both the state and private education sectors and has significant experience of working with local authorities, academy chains, OFSTED and DFE officials. In 2005 he was awarded the OBE for services to education.