Careers Area

Careers Area (18)

Welcome to your Careers Area.

Below are a list of Old Boys and Girls who are willing to provide you as a KHS pupil advice and answer questions relating to specific types of work. If you are interested in a particular career these are the people to ask, you can be assured of an honest and realistic answer.

If you are an Old Boy or Girl we would welcome your participation, please complete our simple form by clicking here.

Colin Cummings

Main areas of experience

Years

Position(s) attained

House: Durham

At KHS: 1973 - 1978

Police Force

23 Years

Police Officer


Will advise and answer questions on

ASK A QUESTION

Joining the Police

Becoming a PCSO or Special Constable

Joining Public Sector Services

Interview Technique

Monty

Main areas of experience

Years

Position(s) attained

House: Plymouth and Bradford

At KHS: 1973 - 1979

Engineering Development (nuclear)

31 Years

Technical Manager


Will advise and answer questions on

ASK A QUESTION

Writing your CV

Working in the Nuclear industry

Interviewing and Presentations

Leadership


John Cooke

Main areas of experience

Years

Position(s) attained

House: Bradford

At KHS: 1970 - 1975

Probation Service

HM Forces (Army)

7 Years

5 Years

Probation Service Officer

Captain


Will advise and answer questions on

ASK A QUESTION

British Army

Probation Service

Local Authority

Civil Service

NHS

Mike Kent

Main areas of experience

Years

Position(s) attained

House: Plymouth and Bradford

At KHS: 1951 - 1959

Electronic Engineering. Design.

Engineering.

35 Years

5 Years

Project Manager

Production Manager


Will advise and answer questions on

ASK A QUESTION

Writting your CV & CV Review

Interview techniques

Advice on looking for jobs / work experience

D.I.Y - the do's and don'ts

Lloyd Silverthorne

Main areas of experience

Years

Position(s) attained

House: Clyde

At KHS: 1957 - 1965

Running a small business

Working for a large corporation (BBC)

15 Years

36 Years

Managing Director

Various


Will advise and answer questions on

ASK A QUESTION

 

Running a small business

 

No Picture2

Main areas of experience

Years

Position(s) attained

House: Greenwich & Norwich

At KHS: 1989 - 1997

Forestry / Arboriculture

14 Years

Forest Manager


Will advise and answer questions on

ASK A QUESTION

Forestry industry

Tree-surgery (Arboriculture)

Working whilst travelling

Brian Leckey

Main areas of experience

Years

Position(s) attained

House: Clyde

At KHS: 1980 - 1984

Television

iPad apps

25 Years

1 Year

Series Producer / Director

Producer


Will advise and answer questions on

ASK A QUESTION

A Career in Television

Producing for TV

Producing IPad Apps

The values of being Multi Skilled

No Picture2

Main areas of experience

Years

Position(s) attained

House: Bradford

At KHS: 1949 - 1955

Agricultural Seed Merchant

46 Years

Company Director


Will advise and answer questions on

ASK A QUESTION

Life advice (any area)

Being a Director

Round Table and Rotary Clubs

Agricultural Industry

Sheriff (Magistrate)

Chris Prince

Main areas of experience

Years

Position(s) attained

House: Bradford

At KHS: 1959 - 1964

Education

Draughtsman / Architectural

40 Years

20 Years

Head of Department / Faculty

Cartographical Draughtsman


Will advise and answer questions on

ASK A QUESTION

Teacing as a profession

Art as a life style

Professionsal Progression

Personal Development - Academic and Domestic

General Careers Advice (18 years experience)

No Picture2

Main areas of experience

Years

Position(s) attained

House: Plymouth & Durham

At KHS: 1959 - 1967

RAF Pilot

Not For Profit Organisation

36 Years

5 Years

Group Captain

Director of Membership


Will advise and answer questions on

ASK A QUESTION

Careers in HM Armed Forces

Careers in aviation

Careers in the Not-For-Profit sector

Database management opportunities

CV development and interview techniques

No Picture2

Main areas of experience

Years

Position(s) attained

House: Durham

At KHS: 1965

Advertising

35 Years

Managing Director


Will advise and answer questions on

ASK A QUESTION

 

The ways and opportunities to gain employment in advertising.

 

Mike Allen

Main areas of experience

Years

Position(s) attained

House: Clyde

At KHS: 1961 - 1969

Purchasing and Procurement

Costing & Estimation

26 Years

18 Years

Group Purchasing Manager

Estimating Manager


Will advise and answer questions on

ASK A QUESTION

Purchasing

Procurment and Sourcing

Ethics

gareth adeney

Main areas of experience

Years

Position(s) attained

House: Clyde

At KHS: 1978 - 1983

Education

Author

20 Years

2 Years

Teacher/ Lecturer

Published Author


Will advise and answer questions on

ASK A QUESTION

Teaching

Lecturing (which is different to teaching)

Art & Design

Living and Working Abroad

Writing a Memoir

award

Main areas of experience

Years

Position(s) attained

House: Norwich

At KHS: 1958 - 1963

Agricultrural Engineer

HM Prison Service

11 Years

31 Years

Fully Qualified

Senior Officer


Will advise and answer questions on

ASK A QUESTION

Your CV

HM Prison Service

Agricultural Engineering

Working with disabled people

john wheatcroft

Main areas of experience

Years

Position(s) attained

House: Bradford

At KHS: 1982 - 1983

I.T Support

Repair & Electronics

23 Years

23 Years

Business Owner

Business Owner


Will advise and answer questions on

ASK A QUESTION

Computers

I.T Recruitment

Running a Business

All things related to IT

John Timmins

Main areas of experience

Years

Position(s) attained

House: Shefield

At KHS: 1957 - 1962

Teaching & Instruction

Art’s & Entertainment Events Manager

25 Years

20 Years

Various

Manager


Will advise and answer questions on

ASK A QUESTION

Armed Forces (Army)

Teaching

Local Government

Arts & Entertainment / Events Management

Physical Security & Investigations

No Picture2

Main areas of experience

Years

Position(s) attained

House: Norwich

At KHS: 1988 - 1993

Financial News and Information

Oil and Gas Consultancy

10+ Years

4+ Years

Business Development Manager - MEA

Online Solutions Director


Will advise and answer questions on

ASK A QUESTION

Foreign Exchange

Marketing Business Development Sales

Knowledge Management

M&A Acquisition activities

Working Abroad

Simon Howlett

Main areas of experience

Years

Position(s) attained

House: Durham

At KHS: 1979 - 1984

IT Systems, Networking

Website Design and Development

15 Years

10 Years

Managing Director

Business Owner


Will advise and answer questions on

ASK A QUESTION

Your CV

Running a small business

IT & Web Design

Becoming a Motorcycle Instructor

Obtaining your PPL to ATPL (Pilot)

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