Jessica Ball

 HR Assistant

Jess began working for Summer Boarding Courses in 2013 as a houseparent at SBC Canford Summer School, she enjoyed this role for four years before progressing to the management team as Welfare Coordinator at Headington Oxford. Jess now brings her wealth of experience to head office and is working within the HR department assisting with the recruitment of summer staff.

Jess has a degree in Philosophy and English Literature from the University of East Anglia. Since university she has spent time living and working abroad within the education sphere in several different countries including China, Colombia & Macedonia.

Among her interests, Jess includes reading, cooking and of course travelling to and visiting new places.

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We asked Jessica the following questions:

What do you love about SBC?
Getting to work with the most amazing people and meeting fantastic students from all over the world!

If you were a student, what SBC subject would you choose to study this Summer?
I would love to study the English Literature & Creative Writing course at Oxford College.

It looks amazing!

What’s your top UK Summer travel tip?
Try some traditional British food! It’s not as bad as everyone says.

What’s your one piece of advice for students this year?
Be open to meeting new people and making friends with people completely different to you! That’s the beauty of SBC and you should embrace the opportunity.