Jessica read Economics and International Relations at London School of Economics and continued her studies with a Postgraduate Certificate in Education at University of North London. During her teaching she became particularly interested in Special Needs provision and undertook an Advanced Certificate in Further Professional Studies in Dyslexia (Bangor, University of Wales).
Jessica has taught for over 20 years, 15 of these as a Primary school SENCo. As part of her professional development she undertook a MEd. in Special Educational Needs and Inclusion at University of Birmingham. Jessica is currently working towards completing a Professional Practice in Assessment and Reporting (SpLD/Dyslexia) course and achieving her Assessment Practising Certificate.
Jessica currently lectures at the University of Gibraltar on the PGCE programme.