This course, designed especially for relatively new as well as experienced teachers, will enable you to recognise, develop and extend your leadership capabilities as well as fulfil the roles and responsibilities of a middle leader. The programme focuses on exploration of inspirational and functional leadership skills and application of these to fulfil the roles and responsibilities of a middle/subject leader in a school today. What makes a truly successful middle leader? Clarity of vision – strategic direction and development of your subject. Teaching, Learning and Standards. Leading and Managing staff. Efficient and effective deployment of staff and resources. Middle Leaders roles and responsibilities. The range of monitoring; observing a lesson and giving feedback. Understanding how to create a strategic plan and move to action.

Course Infomation

  • Phase: Secondary
  • Date: Tuesday 10th January 2017
  • Time: 9am - 3pm
  • Venue: The Downs School - Map

Trainer Information

Anita Warwick Anita Warwick is the Executive Headteacher of Uplands Primary School in Sandhurst and the Forest Learning Alliance (FLA). Under her leadership, Uplands progressed from barely satisfactory (Ofsted 1999) to Outstanding in 2006 and 2009, and was awarded National Teaching School status, March 2013. Uplands KS1-2 results, since 2013 continue to be consistently high, and place the school amongst the top in the country. Her profound belief in great leadership at all levels as the key to school success initially led her to create Inspired to Lead (ITL) and now “Aspiring to Headship”, as well as “Amazing Middle leadership” training programmes which bring the very latest in leadership thinking to education. With over 1500 teachers and Heads in Berkshire and across the country trained, many have been inspired to take on more senior leadership roles in schools and lead transformational change.