[Skip to content]

NAHT - For Leaders, For Learners
Search our Site

This course is suitable for

Recently appointed deputy and assistant head teachers in all phases

Course dates and locations

Click the appropriate purple button below to book your place 

Please note:

London courses are normally located in a training venue which is 5/10 mins walk from Moorgate, Old Street & Liverpool Street tube stations.

Courses in other locations will be easily accessible from major roads.

  • 17/10/2014 - London, Greater London Book Now
  • 07/11/2014 - Manchester, North West Book Now

Course fees

  • Course Rate - Non Member £250.00
  • Course Rate - Member £225.00

Building leadership capacity for new deputy and assistant head teachers

Course description

Designed for newly-appointed deputy and assistant head teachers, this course explores your role and responsibilities and helps you identify a personal development plan to support or complement your induction into your new position.  Feeling confident and being competent to take on new roles and responsibilities is vital if your school is to maintain its focus and continue to progress the priorities in your school plan. 

Course facilitator

Dr Christine Greenland


Start: 0900 for 0930

Finish: 1530

Aims of this course

  • to reflect on the key areas of headship
  • clarifying the range of roles and responsibilities of deputy and assistant head teachers
  • exploring the range of roles and responsibilities of deputy and assistant head teachers
  • exploring a range of challenging situations which you may face
  • identifying a solutions-based approach to problem-solving underpinned by the effective use of emotional intelligence
  • devising a forward-looking induction and professional development plan reflecting the needs of both you and your school
  • having the opportunity to reflect on current practice in relation to working towards the national standards for head teachers
  • identifying your strengths and selecting priority areas for improvements
Please enter your username and password
Please give us suggestions for other courses you would like us to develop