Jody is a primary school teacher with over 20 years experience teaching across all primary school age groups. Educated in Cardiff, her formative teaching years were in the Cardiff primary school she attended as a child. She has vast experience of teaching Service children: she taught in a Service Children’s school in Germany, and most recently a primary school in England that had a large Service children cohort, where she was the English as an Additional Language and Modern and Foreign Languages lead.
Jody is married to a serving member of the Armed Forces and they have two teenage children. She has first hand experience of being part of an Armed Forces family, including the positive experiences that brings, as well as the challenges they may face.
As a youth, Jody represented Wales at netball and athletics and advocates the importance of exercise and team cohesion in developing mental and physical wellbeing.
Having recently returned to Wales she is very enthusiastic to work with SSCE Cymru and bring her vast experience to the team.