Jill has worked in education for nearly forty years in a variety of roles and positions. Jill was Headteacher at Norton College which is a successful school in North Yorkshire. The College was judged to be “good” under her leadership on its way to becoming outstanding in 2007.
Until recently, Jill worked as the Assistant Director for Education and Skills in North Yorkshire She worked closely with primary, secondary and special Headteachers and governors across the County. The local authority is known for its strong outcomes, particularly at secondary level.
Jill is a governor at a North Yorkshire school and a Trustee at a Multi-Academy Trust in York.
She is passionate about education and ensuring that all children and young people can have the best possible outcomes and life chances.