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12 questions every middle leader should be prepared to answer

It is highly likely that at some point in your career as a middle leader you will be asked to talk about your role and the impact you are having. Whether it’s a local authority advisor, an Ofsted inspector or anyone else seeking to find out more about the effectiveness of middle leadership in your school, there are some key questions that you are likely to encounter. While it is impossible to provide a definitive list, these 12 questions provide a good starting point for any middle leader who wants to be well prepared for such an exchange.

First published 26 October 2021