Sarah grew up in New Zealand in the beautiful coastal town of Nelson and graduated with a Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (Primary) from Canterbury University, New Zealand in 2009. She began her teaching career in New Zealand before embarking on her international teaching career where she has taught in London and Dubai. During this time, she has taught across both Key Stage 1 and 2 and enjoys the different challenges and rewards each year group brings. Sarah has also taught in a Special Education School which allowed her to gain invaluable knowledge and skills that she implements to support all children in her daily teaching and also led Digital Learning and Humanities across the school.
Sarah is passionate about providing an innovative learning environment and holistic education where students work collaboratively and develop problem solving and critical thinking skills. During her spare time, Sarah loves snowboarding, scuba diving, running and is keen photographer. She also has a love for travelling and is excited about moving to Malaysia and exploring both Malaysia and the surrounding countries. Sarah is looking forward to a new adventure and is excited to become part of SJIIM community.