Jan graduated from Liverpool University and holds several higher education qualifications including a Diploma in Special Education Needs from Oxford and the NPQH from the UK National College of School Leaders. She is qualified as an Ofsted Inspector. Jan has worked in education for 29 years and held various leadership roles including a headship in London, which was combined with a school improvement advisor role for a region in London. Jan has been a trustee at a local nursery for the last 7 years most recently was appointed as Interim Chair of Governance at a school in challenging circumstances. Jan has a passion for Early Years and STEM and believes that young children can pursue a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths) curriculum. Jan joins the Wellington family with her son Jake.