Kim began her teaching career in Victoria where she held a variety of teaching roles and was responsible for writing and delivering the Teacher Aide and Integration Aide courses at Chisholm Institute of Technology. Kim has been Head of Special Education at Kingston, Waterford West, and Beenleigh State Schools. In 2011 Kim was trained in YuMi Deadly Maths as part of the TIME project and began school-wide implementation of YDM at Beenleigh. In 2012 the school became a Centre for Excellence in YDM, hosting teachers from local and international schools. Kim joined YDC in 2015 to share her extensive knowledge and experience in Special Education and in improving maths teaching and learning using YDM.