Sam has worked in the FE sector for over 20 years having begun her career as a Teacher of Design before moving into management of numeracy and literacy provision. After leaving the sector, Sam moved into the delivery of professional workforce development programmes, training teachers and working with senior managers within Further Education to support improvement of provision. Sam joined ETF in 2018 to manage the Taking Teaching Further Programme which focuses on increasing capacity in the sector by engaging industry specialists in the teaching sector. She then moved over to lead the Centres for Excellence in Maths Programme in April 2019, its key objective being to improve maths GCSE resit results across the country.
Sam now leads on the performance management across all grant and contract delivery within ETF.