Sarah Linari is a dynamic and strategic leader with a wide expertise of inclusion, notably through her different leadership roles.
As Deputy Headteacher responsible for Inclusion at a successful Secondary School in Tameside, Sarah has enjoyed many accolades, including more recently being awarded the IQM Flagship School Status.
She graduated from the University of Sheffield with a BA in Hispanic Studies and went on to complete her PGCE in 2006. She speaks Spanish, French, Italian and Catalan and taught English in a Spanish secondary school for one year.
Sarah achieved her first leadership role during her NQT year when she was successfully promoted to Head of Department. During successive leadership roles at Assistant Headteacher level, Sarah gained substantial experience of whole school leadership across all aspects of school improvement (progress and outcomes, inclusion, teaching and learning, safeguarding, behaviour and rewards, CEIAG, disadvantaged students, SEND provision, more able students, staff appraisal and CPD).
She was successfully selected for the Future Leaders Programme in 2012 and went on a study visit to New York to experience the American Charter Schools, with a focus on improving provision and outcomes for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
In 2015, Sarah completed the Serco Ofsted Training which has supported her own school’s evaluating, monitoring and improvement planning, it enabled her to carry out internal and external reviews (across all Ofsted categories) and offer support at other Secondary Schools.