Jayne trained as a dancer until the age of sixteen and then entered the Royal Ballet School. After three years she joined the Sadlers Wells Royal Ballet company (now Birmingham Royal Ballet), and travelled all over the world performing a varied repertoire i.e. - Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Coppelia and many more. After returning to Southend and successfully passing her teaching exams, she was employed at a local school where she taught for ten years and was head of ballet at the school for the last eight. Jayne has been with the 'Tina Phelps Stage School' since October 2002 and is responsible for all of the ballet classes at the school.