Effective Leadership

PRIMING THE ENGINE: EFFECTIVE SUBJECT LEADERSHIP (TWO-DAY COURSE)

Leading from the middle
About this course

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:
  • Focus on leadership of learning, team development and improvement planning, whilst understanding the essential elements of subject/departmental leadership
  • Rigorous self-evaluation of your leadership strengths and development needs
  • Leadership and management: key differences
  • Learn how to handle difficult conversations and difficult people (parents, teachers and students)
  • Managing upwards: techniques for ‘managing’ senior leaders
  • Career Pathways: understand how to progress to middle and senior leadership and a Discussion Forum: suggestions and solutions to your current challenges
Course Outline:
DAY ONE: VISION AND RIGOUR - Setting the Context

Skills, disposition and features of a successful Middle Leader

Leadership of Learning

Primary focus and why it’s important

Reducing variance in teacher performance

DAY ONE: VISION AND RIGOUR - Self-evaluation/Self-inspection

Interrogating data

Sampling - what does and doesn't work

Lesson observations - what they do and don't show

Subject meetings - getting more out of them

DAY 2: PEOPLE AND RELATIONSHIPS - Leading and Managing

Leading and managing the differences

What kind of leader are you?

Types and preferences

Building teams

DAY 2: PEOPLE AND RELATIONSHIPS - Managing time, pressures and stresses caused by others

Time management

Difficult conversations

Difficult colleagues

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Wendy Imperato

wendy.imperato@dragonfly-training.co.uk

029 2071 1787

LONDON WEST
5TH MARCH

£490+VAT (2-day course) BOOK NOW

LONDON WEST
18TH JUNE

£490+VAT (2-day course) BOOK NOW
Mary Chapman

mary@dragonfly-training.co.uk

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

“I really enjoyed both days of the course. Steve was very engaging, realistic and knowledgable. A smaller group worked very well and really allowed time for discussion. Many thanks.”

Head of Department , St Benedicts's School
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