Marie Clinch, Development Group Partner
Marie has worked in both primary and secondary schools and was also a teacher in the Special Educational Needs Support Service. She worked as a Local Authority School Improvement Officer providing support to schools. Her local authority responsibilities focussed on the Quality Mark, literacy intervention programmes, teaching assistant training and development and assessment of Higher Level Teaching Assistants. Marie manages the local authority Quality Mark programme and has been a Quality Mark Assessor since 1997. She has been involved in national Quality Mark development and has organised several pilot studies to trial new Quality Mark initiatives, initially as a Basic Skills Agency Associate and latterly as a Quality Mark Regional Director with Tribal.
Marie has been a school governor and she supported the school through the process of becoming an academy. She has extensive knowledge of working within local authorities, supporting school leadership teams, developing support programmes and providing advice for teachers and support staff.