Jacqueline trained at Northern Ballet School whereupon graduation in 1984 she joined the staff there, teaching a wide range of subjects. In 1992, she became Head of the Children’s Department, in 1995 Head of the Teacher Training Department and in 2013 Deputy Principal at the school. She has taught at a variety of Vocational Colleges, including SLP College Leeds and Preston College, where she taught both on the Professional Dancers and Dance Teachers Course, and on the Foundation Degree Course. She has been an Imperial Ballet Examiner since 1995, examining both in the UK and overseas. She has taught for several ISTD Teachers Groups throughout the country, on the Residential Summer Schools in Chichester and London since 2006, and has been on the teaching faculty of the level 6 Diploma in Dance Pedagogy since its inception in 2012. in 2014 Jacqueline achieved a BA (Hons 1st Class) in Education and Professional studies from UCLan.
Jacqueline has been a member of the Imperial Classical Ballet Faculty Committee since 2007.