Outstanding Middle Leadership

This CPD course for teachers will:

  • Deepen understanding of the challenges facing middle leaders
  • Look at the ‘big picture’ view of the responsibilities involved
  • Cover best practice for success

Session 1: Stepping up to Leadership

  • The challenge of a ‘foot in both camps’: leadership v. staff
  • Ofsted’s expectations of middle leadership
  • The middle leader’s part in the school’s success
  • Aspects of leadership: raising standards; accountability; role modelling; ambition for the school

Session 2: Leading Outstanding Practice

  • Role modelling outstanding practice in the classroom and around the school
  • Building your team: making them outstanding
  • Delivering top quality feedback

Session 3: Dealing with Difficult People and Situations

  • Learning the ‘assertive way’
  • Writing ‘scripts’ ahead of uncomfortable meetings
  • Dealing with under-performance in your team

Session 4: Personal qualities for Success

  • Knowing yourself: your strengths and areas for development
  • Maintaining a work/life balance

All sessions will have a taught element but will be inter-active with plenty of time for discussion.

Presenter Profile

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Lindy Barclay is an experienced, innovative leadership trainer. She has 32 years’ experience of schooling, and as a Deputy, then Headteacher, helped lead her school to four consecutive ‘outstanding’ Ofsteds.

With a balance of inspiration and practicality, Lindy’s training is always effective. Her extensive experience means she knows what works best, and what pitfalls to avoid along the way.

Despite an ever-changing education landscape, Lindy maintains a relentless passion and belief in the power of education to transform lives.

Cost: £250 per delegate which includes lunch and resources; £299 for 2 teachers from the same school booking on this course

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