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New to Deputy Headship

This one-day course has been designed and written specifically for new (and recently appointed) Deputy Headteachers. Join new leaders from other Infant, Junior, Middle and Primary schools on a day of discussion, exploration and learning.

  • Understand what makes an effective leader
  • Contribute to your school development plan
  • Practical and achievable tips for success
Duration
1 day
Price
£299+VAT
Time
9:15 - 15:30
Available
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About this course

You will explore the key aspects of the role, including:

  • The five-step to-do-list for new Deputy Heads
  • Explore the role of a deputy head and your part in contributing to the success of the school
  • The key qualities for building an effective partnership with your Headteacher
  • Understanding leadership and what makes an effective leader
  • Understanding your team and the colleagues around you
  • How to build effective relationships and communication with key stakeholders
  • Creating / contributing to your school development plan
  • Ensuring stability and order in your school
  • Being ready for Ofsted

New to Deputy Headship explores the key characteristics of a successful deputy head from the perspective of somebody who is new to the role.

Join new leaders from other Infant, Junior, Middle and Primary schools on a day of discussion, exploration and learning. Upon returning to your school, you’ll have a wealth of ideas and approaches that will help you to drive improvement and create a positive climate for learning at your school.

Audience:

  • Deputy Headteachers
  • Aspiring Deputy Headteachers

Course objectives

  • Understanding the key tasks of the Deputy Head
  • Establishing your vision and how to create a climate for success
  • Provide you with an overview of leadership styles
  • Explore how to build effective relationships and communication with key stakeholders including your Headteacher, governors and parents
  • Explore various practical aspects of the role

What teachers say

"Excellent... an extremely informative course with lots of strategies to try" - Will Allen, Deputy Headteacher, Limpsfield Junior School

Further information

As a direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic we are now livestreaming all of our courses. Please see livestream dates below. 

We anticipate resuming in-venue courses after Easter 2021.

Live stream and recorded courses

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    LIVE STREAMING
    05 February 2021
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      LIVE STREAMING
      27 April 2021
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        24 June 2021
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          LIVE STREAMING
          20 September 2021
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            LIVE STREAMING
            30 November 2021
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              Courses at venues

              BIRMINGHAM
              05 October 2021
              Birmingham Marriott Hotel , 12 Hagley Road, BIRMINGHAM, B16 8SJ
                DURHAM/NEWCASTLE
                05 November 2021
                Beamish Hall Hotel , Beamish, DURHAM/NEWCASTLE, DH9 0YB
                  MANCHESTER
                  19 November 2021
                  Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Worsley Park, MANCHESTER, M28 2QT
                    LONDON
                    08 December 2021
                    Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA

                      This course as an INSET Day

                      Our in-service training provides exciting and dynamic ways to inspire, challenge and develop your staff, whether they are Teaching Assistants, Teachers or Senior Leadership.

                      Your first point of contact would be with our Head Office team, who will identify your needs and priorities and ensure that the accompanying training materials we provide are of the very best quality.

                      Like to run this INSET DAY in your school?

                      Send us an enquiry and we will get in touch to talk about your school's requirements.

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