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Building leadership capacity for new deputy and assistant head teachers - Manchester

28/06/2019 09:00 - 15:30

Are you a newly-appointed deputy or assistant head? Are you looking to significantly increase your leadership skills to accelerate school improvement? This course is designed just for you.

Through the exploration of your role and responsibilities, this course helps you to identify a personal development plan to support or complement your new position.

Feel confident and competent in all areas of responsibility that may be required of you and help your school to maintain its focus and continue to progress the priorities in your school plan. By learning how to lead and manage change, build effective partnerships and influence others, this will be  the key to your success.
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Holiday Inn Manchester City Centre, 25 Aytoun Street, Manchester, M1 3AE
  • identify your strengths and priority areas for your development
  • compare and contrast roles and responsibilities of being in a senior leadership team
  • come  away with strategies for increasing greater participation and  engagement of others in taking forward change and, having practiced  these, with greater confidence to use the strategies
  • develop a forward-looking induction and professional development plan reflecting on both the needs of you and your school
  • determine the importance of influencing others and of developing wider partnerships
  • consider the range and scope of roles and responsibilities of deputy and assistant head teachers
  • consider the key areas of headship and identify those where you have already had some experience
  • formulate  a development plan which includes suggested areas where you can build  on your strengths and identifies areas wher you can gain further  experience, which can then be shared with your head teacher on return to  school
  • clarify the importance of emotional intelligence in leadership
  • explore  and practise a range of problem-solving/evaluation techniques when  implementing and supporting change which can be used in school
  • identify strengths of the school's partnerships and identify any areas for further development
  • consider the barriers to partnership working and consider strategies for reducing these
Please bring with you a copy of your job description and your appraisal objectives

Early Bird Member - £160
Standard Member - £199

Please Note: Member bookings (Early Bird and Standard) are not transferrable. If a non-member attends an event in place of a member without prior notification and approval by the Professional Development team, the Standard Non-member charge will be applicable.

Early Bird Non-Member - £225
Standard Non-Member - £280

Early Bird Member booking on behalf of a Non-Member - £190
Standard Member booking on behald of a Non-Member - £225

Recently appointed deputy and assistant head teachers in all phases

In-house Training

We also offer a range of personally tailored training options to suit your needs. Whether this is to train a particular group of staff, a whole school, or you're interested in a particular course but don't want to travel.

Or contact our Professional Development Team:

01444 472 405

School improvement programmes

NAHT’s school improvement programmes, Aspire and Aspire Peer Review, have been developed, tested and proven to work by school leaders and education experts who truly understand the issues you face in your school every day. These are complemented by bite-sized day-courses, based on NAHT Aspire content.

Find out more about our suite of school improvement programmes and courses