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Course: Moving on to Senior Leadership

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October 12, 2015 9:30 am 5:00 pm


This course is for those staff who are looking to move into Senior Leadership in a School. It provides an introduction to the role and the management and leadership skills required to make a success of it.

The course

Proven strategies for excelling as a deputy head teacher in your school
Suitable for: Middle leaders and aspiring deputy heads who want to understand and prepare for the role of deputy head teacher.

“How to” guide to the role and responsibilities

• Getting the job, applications and interviews
• Working collaboratively: understand the head’s vision
• Day-to-day operational duties vs. strategic leadership
• Advancing policies: effectively deploy and develop staff
• Leading high-quality teaching: developmental activities

Make a positive impact from the beginning

• Work beyond ISI to benefit the school
• Bring coherence to: Curriculum, Teaching, Learning and Assessment
• Use planning to build success from the start
• Develop your leadership styles: which to use when

Build for long-term success – how to:

• Identify the priority areas for your school
• Build and sustain high performing teams
• Bring colleagues into your shared vision
• Get things done without micromanaging
• Performance management: Develop and manage your staff’s performance

John Medlicott is the Director of JMC an Educational Consultancy which provides free bespoke advice on training and consultancy for Preparatory and Senior Schools in the UK and internationally. John started his career in Prep school in Worcestershire, before moving to Harrow School as Assistant Housemaster. He has taught for over 19 years and has trained teachers for more than 13 years where he is regularly graded as “outstanding” by delegates. Over the past few years he has chaired and spoken as a Keynote Speaker at several National Conferences in School Leadership and Teaching and Learning. He has held a number of Senior Management positions as well as leading departments both in the UK and internationally and has considerable experience of the National Curriculum as well as the ISEB curricula. John writes and edits interactive educational software for Science teaching.

Discount for Satips members.


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138-142 Holborn
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0871 222 4832

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