Jess joined Action Tutoring in November 2020 as Programme Coordinator for Birmingham.
After studying English and Sociology at Queen’s University Belfast, Jess moved to Birmingham and trained to be a teacher on the TeachFirst Leadership Development Programme.
After teaching for three years, Jess worked at Dogs Trust as the Education and Community Officer for the West Midlands, delivering workshops to both primary and secondary pupils.
Having worked in education for the past four years, Jess has witnessed first hand the barriers that young people from disadvantaged backgrounds face, and she is committed to tackling this education inequality in her new role.
Outside of work, Jess enjoys reading and playing netball.