Kim graduated with a BA Joint Honours in French and Spanish from the University of Sheffield, has an MSc in Knowledge Based Systems from the University of Sussex and a PGCE in Modern Languages also from the University of Sussex.
After 2 years in Le Mans as a Lectrice at l'Université du Maine and a translator/interpreter at the ACO/Les 24 Heures du Mans, Kim returned to the UK to complete her Masters and PGCE.
Kim was employed by Malvern College, Worcestershire before finishing her PGCE and went on to work there for several years as a teacher of French and Spanish. Having specialised in 20th century Latin American Literature and Spanish Golden Age Theatre, as well as having attended a course at the Sorbonne, Paris on 19th century French poetry, in addition to her teaching, Kim enjoyed a role in the preparation of candidates for Oxbridge interviews in Modern Languages. Kim was also a House tutor at Ellerslie House, a girls' boarding house.
Kim was then recruited by Wellington College, Berkshire where she went on to work as Head of Spanish and Teacher of A level French. Kim was a House Tutor at the Hill, a boys' boarding house. Kim also took on the responsibility for organizing talks with visiting speakers in Banking, Journalism, Business and Marketing amongst other sectors often popular as future career paths.
After a move to Paris, Kim was appointed examiner for the Spanish International Baccalaureate. She also spent time at the Ecole Militaire in Paris coaching French military personnel in examination preparation to become officers.
Kim has guided her four children through secondary education and applications for Further Education and has extensive experience of the university systems in France and the UK.
Kim first joined the BSP in 2013 and was appointed Head of Sixth Form in January 2023.