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.
Skills, disposition and features of a successful Middle Leader
Leadership of Learning
Primary focus and why it’s important
Reducing variance in teacher performance
Sampling - what does and doesn't work
Lesson observations - what they do and don't show
Subject meetings - getting more out of them
Leading and managing the differences
What kind of leader are you?
Types and preferences
“Really useful practical tasks. The trainer (Steve) was really enthusiastic and clear. Great opportunities for discussion.”Teacher , Forest School
“The course was an excellent overview of the challenges that leaders face in managing their departments. The materials were engaging and thoroughly interesting. I will certainly use the materials in my own work.”Curriculum Director , Christ the King Sixth Form College
“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