Kay joined Lancing College in September 2016 as Head of Art. She holds a BA Hons in Textile Design from Chelsea College of Art, a BA Hons in Photography from the University of Westminster, and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education from the University of Brighton.
She considers herself to be a mixed media artist and enjoys exploring the use of different media to create her own work. After she graduated from the University of Brighton in 1997 she taught in a number of Art Specialist schools. Before joining Lancing in 2016, she was Head of Art at Pangbourne College, Berkshire.