Sarah’s professional experience spans the areas of both education and social work and consequently, she has a particular interest in how these areas intersect. Her key area of focus is addressing inequalities and disadvantages and promoting social change.
Sarah is the Course Leader for BA (Hons) Social Work at ARU Peterborough. Her background is in social work and she maintains current registration as a social worker with Social Work England. Her area of specialism is in children’s social care and she has experience within a number of areas of statutory practice including family support, child protection, court work, youth offending and working with children in care.
Obtaining her teaching qualification in 2011, Sarah has worked in a broad range of further and higher education settings as both a teacher and course leader on programmes including early years, primary education and health and social care. She has previously led the successful design and validation of new degree programmes and in her present role, Sarah is responsible for the development of new courses for ARU Peterborough within the areas of education and social care, including apprenticeship, undergraduate, and postgraduate provision.
Sarah is committed to advocating for equality and social change and is actively involved in projects in the local community in pursuit of this.