In our first ever Courageous Classrooms podcast former Head of English Sarah Ledger talks to Zara Lambert, Head Teacher of St Margaret’s Primary Academy in Norfolk.
Zara talks about her path to becoming a leader, including adapting to her neurodivergence by finding alternative routes to success that work with her ADHD, her humble beginnings involving free school meals and a childhood on benefits and how as a female leader she emphasises empathy and strength. Firstly, to be a quality role model to the young girls who attend her school and secondly because relationships are at the core of Zara’s leadership philosophy. Foster them and embrace your vulnerable side with your team and you can ignite passion like you never imagined. Listen now.