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Exploring Leadership Programme - Banbury Cluster

Venue
The Warriner School, Bloxham
Course Tutors
Gayle Burch
Admin Contact
Target Audience
Teachers
Course Types
Programme
Course Categories
Leadership
Subject
Leadership
Course Description

The Exploring Leadership Programme is aimed at teachers who have completed their NQT year, demonstrated they are effective classroom practitioners and have a high commitment to professional learning but as yet have just limited or no experience of leadership.
Participants will gain a deeper understanding of effective leadership as well as a greater awareness of their own leadership strengths and areas for development. They will also have the opportunity to identify their next steps in pursuing leadership opportunities and further professional learning within their schools.
The programme consists of 5 sessions - two afternoons and three twilights.

Training Objectives
Learning Outcomes

Session 1: What is Leadership?


Consider aspects of management and leadership.
Participants will consider aspects of leadership withint their current teaching roles.
We will look at case studies of effective leaders to draw out the underlying principles of effective leadership.


Session 2: Self Awareness


Participants will review outcomes from a 360 diagnostic leadership survey before exploring conscious leadership.


Session 3: Building Relationships


Considering the importance of positive relationships in effective leadership.
There will be the opportunity to consider frameworks for effective conversations, enrolling staff in shared visions and modelling positive behaviours.


Session 4: Managing the Demands of Leadership


Presentation of, and discussion about, a toolkit for supporting teachers in managing the demands of leadership role, whilst maintaining the quality
of their teaching.


Session 5: Reflections and Next Steps


Participants will present their reflections on leadership and the impact this has had on their own professional development before developing a plan of 'next steps'.

Additional Information

There will be a range of inter-sessional and school-based tasks. These will explore aspects of leadership and personal understanding and observations of leadership activity and behaviours. The tasks will include:
* Leadership self-analysis
* Shadowing of a middle leader within their own school
* Visit to another school to see leadership in a different context
* Completion of a planning and reflection document, followed by a final presentation of findings

Enquiries
Start Date
Thursday 28 November 2019
End Date
Thursday 18 June 2020
Closing Date
Thursday 21 November 2019
Times
13:30 - 16:30
Maximum Places
18 
Cost
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