During this wide ranging course you will explore the key skills and knowledge needed to successfully lead a subject. You will identify your strengths and learn how to utilise these in the running of the department. Time will be used to identify your vision for education and then ways of making the vision happen. You will engage with ways of managing teachers to inspire them to be even better than they thought they could be. You will gain an understanding of the key areas of building an effective team.
Whether you have just thought about applying for a post of responsibility in a subject or you have been recently appointed, this course will give you the strategies and techniques to lead your department to successful exam results with engaged students. The course will explain how to blend your passion for the subject with an understanding of teaching and learning styles and assessment issues to lead an outstanding department..
What it takes to lead a subject
Interviews, letter of application and the C.V.
How can I inspire others to e better than they believed they could be
Strategic decision making
Models of leadership
Making the most of my attributes
Leadership and management
Self review of standards
Motivating difficult teachers
Documentation administration and time management
The science of critical decision making
Working with difficult parents
What really makes a difference in learning?