Sue joined Castlebrook High School as deputy headteacher in September 2007 and has been acting headteacher since November 2015. Prior to this, Sue was deputy headteacher at St. Thomas Aquinas R.C. High School in Manchester.
Sue graduated from Keele University with a Joint Honours degree in English and Sociology and has taught both these subjects in several comprehensive schools across the North West and Staffordshire. In addition to her headship qualification, Sue is a trained Middle Leadership facilitator for the National College for Teaching and Leadership and also delivers CPD for newly qualified teachers across Bury through the Bury Secondary Learning Collaborative.