Effective Leadership

HOW TO BE AN OUTSTANDING SUBJECT LEADER
About this course

Do you want rigorous and effective systems of monitoring and evaluation?

Do you want proven strategies for maintaining long-term progress in your department?

Do you want real world answers to the everyday questions that all subject leaders face?

Leading a subject area effectively is one of the most important elements in securing high quality teaching and learning in all schools. By focusing on your role as a leader of learning, this course will help you to establish and maintain your vision, get the best out of your team and ensure high quality outcomes - all whilst maintaining sanity and perspective about the role.

 

As an award nominated author (Best Secondary Resource at BESA Awards) for 'The Subject Leader' - Steve is uniquely placed to offer expert guidance, ideas and strategies on how to fulfil the role of Subject Leader effectively. Steve has delivered this course to several thousand teachers over the last seven years and it is Dragonfly Training’s most popular course. Delegate feedback is always massively positive with delegates regularly commenting that the course is ‘inspirational’, ‘grounded in reality’ and hugely relevant to their role.



Course Outcomes:
  • Offer realistic and practical solutions to problems relating to staffing, resources and performance
  • Provide delegates with the very latest information regarding ways of working with data
  • Focus on leadership of learning as the core role of leadership
  • Leave you feeling enthused and energised with increased confidence in your ability to lead
Course Outline:
Setting the Context

Skills, disposition and features

Priorities and focus

Schemes of work

Planning for learning

Self-evaluation

Interrogating data properly

Sampling - what does and doesn't work

Lesson observations - what they do and don't show and how to improve them

Subject meetings - getting more out of them

Leading, Managing and Coping

Leading and managing the differences

What kind of leader are you?

Types and preferences

Wendy Imperato

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Mary Chapman

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+44 (0)29 2071 1787
WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

“An excellent course! Very well planned and organised. Looks at all angles of how to be an effective subject leader!”

Carly Watson - Soon to be Head of PE , Shrewsbury International School

Highly engaging, an eye-opener. Have learned a lot and feel more confident about stepping into this role.

Georgiana-Aline Bruff, CIA First International School

Pitched at the correct level with a good balance between activities and delivery of facts. A good working atmosphere created.

Matt Haynes - 2nd in Science, Burnham Grammar School

Great course, very interactive, very informative, plenty of opportunity to ask questions and seek clarification. I think this course will effectively prepare me for the step into middle leadership.

Gill McLean - Head of MFL, Strathallan School

An excellent course- Steve was great! So practical and an understanding of the real challenges faced and some very practical solutions/strategies.

Bethan Portas - Maths Teacher, Treorchy Comprehensive School

Great course, lots of relevant information. Knowledgeably delivered. Good resources to take away.

Dan Fraine - Head of Science, Dean Close Preparatory School

Really refreshing to have a leader giving and making suggestions rather than 'telling' me what to do.A real personal delivery.

Tracey Costin, Goodwyn School
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