Education and training Meet the team Post 16 Tutors & Learner Support Assistants Please be aware that staff work peripatetically and may be required to work in more than one area. Kevin Hougardy - Tutor (Cardiff) Kevin has worked in education for 25 years. The last 5 years have been in the Llamau Learning 4 Life team. Before joining Llamau, he taught history and was a head of year in Key Stage 4. In his spare time, he enjoys walking, the cinema and eating out. Anna Tuhey - Tutor (Cardiff and Barry) Anna is a qualified teacher with 10 years’ experience teaching in Wales, England and India. Anna joined Llamau in 2017 out of an interest to work with 16 – 24 year olds. She speaks French and loves anything to do with languages, cooking and being outdoors. Wendy Wheaton - Tutor (Bridgend) Wendy has a foundation degree in Support and Wellbeing and a Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training. She previously worked in secondary education as a Wellbeing Learning Support Assistant. She thoroughly enjoys working with young people to reach their full potential. She enjoys running and hiking with her family and dog. Alys Lynch - Tutor (Bridgend) Alys is an artist practitioner and previous Design & Technology teacher who also use to work in horseracing. She loves walking the Welsh coast with her dog and growing her own food. Sian Llewellyn - Tutor (Cardiff) Sian has teaching experience in Maths at secondary school. She enjoys supporting young people to develop their skills and confidence. Sian has a keen interest in art and travelling. Emma Kasocheka - Tutor (Caerphilly) Emma has over 10 years’ experience working with children and young people. After completing a Post Graduate Diploma in Youth and Community Development, Emma worked with different youth organisations in Africa, helping to implement UNICEF funded projects which aimed to empower young people. She also taught basic skills in rural schools in Malawi. Emma is adventurous and enjoys Taekwon-do, swimming and loves animals. Sammy Lacey - Tutor (Caerphilly) Sammy completed a Fine Art Painting Degree and then went on to complete a PGCE. She has 5 years experience teaching and loves the energy that comes from working with young people. In her spare time Sammy loves all things Harry Potter, spending time with her friends and baking delicious treats! Amanda Jones – Tutor (Caerphilly) Amanda has taught Religious Studies for over 15 years in secondary schools in Merthyr Tydfil and Newport. She loves being able to give support to young people to help improve their opportunities. In her spare time she enjoys running, reading, relaxing and taking her children rock climbing. Laura Wheeler - Tutor (Ebbw Vale) Laura is a fully qualified youth worker and tutor, who has worked with young people in both statutory and voluntary settings since 2006. She enjoys listening to music, dancing and anything Harry Potter. Amy Jones - Tutor (Blaenau Gwent) Amy is a qualified secondary school teacher who has experience in community education and a degree in Religious Studies. Her interests include reading, gardening and walking her dogs. Richard Lewis - Tutor (Swansea) Richard is a qualified teacher in post compulsory education who has worked in Apprenticeship and Traineeship programmes for many years. He is an experienced Assessor and Essential Skills tutor who is passionate about helping young people develop their skills for work and life. In his spare time Richard enjoys music, cooking and the outdoors. Susie Ware – Learning Support Assistant (Swansea) Susie has worked in the school setting as a Teaching Assistant for the past 14 years. She has a passion for bringing out the best in people and encouraging them to achieve their potential. In her spare time she loves reading, Salsa, camping and she is gradually walking the Welsh Coastal Path.