Taught for many years across many age groups, most recently working in Higher and Further education for six years in a number of subjects; the most recent being Politics and Sociology. Whilst teaching at this level was also a mentor for Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs), whilst encouraging active and inclusive learning for all.
Whilst teaching was also a first aid assessor and trainer and worked at events such as large rugby festivals dealing with emergency situations.
In 2019 joined Sussex Police as a Foundation Trainer, training Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) and Police recruits before joining Cumbria university in May 2021 as a Lecturer in Policing Apprenticeships, working on the Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship (PCDA), Degree Holder Entry Programme (DHEP) and Fast Track Detective Degree Holder Entry Programme (DDHEP). This programme delivery is as part of the Police Education Consortium (PEC).
Since joining the university has achieved Fellow status (FHEA) and is studying for an MA in Education.
Qualifications and memberships
BA Hons in Social Policy and Public Sector Management
PGCE in Post 14+
Achieved the status of Fellow (FHEA) in August 2022.
Currently studying for an MA in Education