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For middle leaders 

NAHT Edge is a category of NAHT membership spefically for middle leaders. We offer tailored support and services for middle leaders, online advice and resources, and full trade union protection to give you peace of mind.

Am I eligible? 

To be eligible to join NAHT Edge, you need have a leadership responsibility within an education setting. Roles that are eligible include ALENCO, SENCO, phase leaders and subject leaders. This is not an exhaustive list and if you would like further clarification please email joinus@naht.org.uk.


If you would like to join NAHT Edge, or you’re a current member and would like to speak to someone on the phone, please give us a call on 0300 30 30 333, email us on info@naht.org.uk or click here

Help and advice



If you have responsibility in a specific area of the curriculum or are simply interested in best practice, our guides can help. 


If you want to know about your employment rights and whether you're being treated fairly and consistently, you can find help and advice on matters which may concern you as an employee. 


If you line manage staff or have accountability for a specific area, you can access help and advice to assist you in making informed decisions when carrying out your role.


Latest news 

Developmental language disorder (DLD)

On average, two students in every class of 30 have a neurodevelopmental condition called developmental language disorder, or DLD.

With the right support, students with DLD can flourish at school, and the organisation Raising Awareness of Developmental Language Disorder has produced a set of resources to help teachers to identify and support those with DLD. These include:

Developmental Language Disorder Awareness Day took place on 15 October 2021, but these resources will remain available for education professionals to download and use.

To stay up to date with the work of Raising Awareness of Developmental Language Disorder you can sign up to its newsletter here.


First published 18 October 2021