Rose has been working in education for 35 years, both as a teacher and a senior leader, in state secondary schools. Since 1982, she has worked in many different educational settings: grammar, comprehensive and upper schools, a Pupil Referral Unit, a College of Further Education, with a Teaching Alliance and at Bucks County Council.
Within these settings, Rose has been Head of English, Assistant Head, Teacher Trainer and Exclusions Officer. Through these varied posts, Rose has gained considerable insights into the challenges some young people experience in their educational careers and the ways teachers can work to help students stay on track in education.
Rose lives in Princes Risborough with her husband and has two adult sons. Aside from reading widely, she loves leading an active life, enjoying running, tennis and attempting to grow vegetables