[SLP] *Leadership: How to be an effective Middle Leader or Subject Leader

[SLP] This is a Senior Leadership Pathway course and attendance works towards the ISA Certificate in Advanced School Leadership (4 credits). See more information here.

Date(s) - 15/06/2021
10:00 am - 3:30 pm


Cransley School

Who should attend?

Aspiring or established Middle Leaders (Subject and Pastoral) with an interest in effective monitoring and evaluation methods.

Middle leadership can be a tricky business and requires a broad range of skills. This course focuses on some of these skills, especially those involved in monitoring and evaluating performance.

Course Aims:

  • To discuss a range of tools that can be used by Middle and Senior Leaders to monitor effectiveness of provision in school and be used to raise standards
  • To promote reflective practice by all leaders in schools
  • To enhance knowledge and understanding of key leadership tasks that will enhance career opportunities for Middle Leaders

Key Outcomes: 

  • To know about simple and effective ways to monitor the quality of teaching and learning, including a simple framework for conducting lesson observations
  • To know about a range of uses of stakeholder voice (Pupils, Parents and Staff) and how these can be effective in monitoring
  • To know about ways of monitoring the quality of leadership (including your own) and how to use this to improve practice

Course tutor: Dr Mark Whalley

*We are a CPD Member and this course is in the process of being CPD accredited. A CPD Accredited Certification will demonstrate recognisable improvement within your proficiency and skillsets, and compliment your career aspirations.
See more information here.

Feedback from previous delegates

“The speaker was excellent, and gave a lot of good advice.”

“Clear structured programme. Teacher had excellent knowledge. Great activities. Able to answer questions & provided examples.”

“A worthwhile course with lots to cascade down”

When asked which parts of the course delegates found most valuable they said:

“Listening to a very experienced leader who could contextualise the content”

“Practical suggestions for managing colleagues and a variety of situations”

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