Junior School Teacher (Year 4W)
- Bachelor of Teaching (Primary), University of Waikato, New Zealand
Janelle graduated from the University of Waikato in New Zealand and began her teaching career in a middle school teaching Year 8. Upon moving to London, Janelle obtained a position as a Year 2 Teacher and was later promoted to Head of Girls' Games and Head of House at Hornsby House Preparatory School (Balham). After gaining invaluable experience in both Early Years education and management, Janelle moved onto King's College Junior School (Wimbledon) where she was Head of the Lower School. Janelle enjoyed being part of the selection committee for new enrollments and overseeing pastoral care and curriculum.
Janelle joined Dulwich College (Singapore) with her husband Rob Soffe (Deputy Head of DUCKS) when the school opened in August 2014 working in the Junior School as a Year 3 Teacher. After taking 2 years off to be at home after the birth of her second child, Janelle returned to work in the Junior School in August 2017.
Outside of school, Janelle enjoys spending time with her family. With their two children in tow, Janelle and Rob enjoy making the most of what Singapore life has to offer. They often cycle at the East Coast, enjoy the beaches of Sentosa, or visit the many different museums and wildlife parks.