This programme comprises six twilight sessions run throughout the school year. There is a celebration event for all ‘graduates’ at the end of the year.
You will be required to attend the following twilight sessions which run from 4.00pm to 5.30pm. Please note that all sessions will be delivered remotely where face to face meetings are still not viable.
|Session 1: Thursday 22nd October 2020
|Management or leadership?
Understanding leadership styles
|Session 2: Tuesday 24th November 2020
Microsoft Teams meeting
|Leading effective meetings and managing people||Mark Allday|
|Session 3: Tuesday 19th January 2021
at Sandringham School or virtual tbc
|The Nuts and Bolts: Action planning for change||Thom Leat|
|Session 4: Wednesday 10th February 2021
at Sir John Lawes or virtual tbc
Job applications and interview technique.
|Session 5: Tuesday 16th March 2021
at Beaumont School
|Application of data||Jonathan Mountstevens|
|Session 6: Wednesday 12th May 2021
at St Albans Girls’ School
|Coaching and unlocking potential
Who is this course for?
This course is aimed at those aspiring to middle leadership and who wish to develop leadership qualities.
What are the objectives or outcomes?
This programme will support you in:
- Reflecting on your personal strengths
- Developing skills of leadership
- Exploring your own vision and values
Areas of focus
The final programme will be made available at the start of the course, however areas of focus will include:
- Management or leadership? Understanding leadership styles
- Leading successful change: Effective team management
- The nuts and bolts: Action planning for change
- Future pathways. Job applications and interview technique
- Numbers! Target setting and whole school finance
- Emotional intelligence, managing yourself and others
Meet the facilitators:
Facilitators on this course come from across our alliance schools.
What did others think?
“I have learned so many new techniques that I am already trying out in order to improve my own leadership skills.”
“The middle leader course allowed me to reflect on what type of leader I want to be and start to identify my own strengths and weaknesses in leadership style.”