Joy joined Bishop Grosseteste in 2011. Since then, she has taught predominantly on the Undergraduate primary teaching programmes, with specific responsibilities including professional co-ordinator and cohort leader. Prior to working in Higher Education, Joy taught in a range of primary schools, in a variety of teaching roles and senior leadership. While most of her experience has been in England, Joy has also gained experience of teaching overseas in Australia and New Zealand. Teaching Joy teaches on the BA (Hons) programmes in Primary Education and Primary Teaching Studies. Her particular area of interest is global learning, and she currently leads a module which explores issues of culture and inclusion. Other teaching areas in which Joy is particularly involved include primary RE and geography.
Joy is currently undertaking a doctorate, researching the effects of intercultural experiences on professional practice.