How to be an Effective Pastoral Leader

Provider: Dragonfly Training
£260.00 + VAT

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Description A practical workshop for aspiring pastoral leaders or those already in post
Duration 9am - 3pm

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Categories Primary, Secondary, Leadership and Management, Management, Teaching staff, Out of school, In school
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

Are you looking for practical solutions to the problems faced by pastoral leaders every day?


Would you like to explore your leadership style and understand how to use it effectively?


Would you like tips on approaching difficult conversations with parents, students or parents?


Leadership, vision, support, good communication, running effective meetings, having difficult conversations and managing change for the better forms the focus of this workshop. This course concentrates on the key skills required to make a positive difference to the wellbeing of students so they can be academically successful.

Evidence underpinning this approach

This Course Aims to:

  • To explore how to build and develop your team
  • To engage with strategic decision-making strategies to get the important decisions right
  • To ensure students are well supported so they can be an academic success
  • To examine successful techniques to have difficult conversations with parents and teachers 
How users/participants can evaluate success
Course Outline:
Leading Change
  • Establishing your own personal leadership style most effectively
  • Making the most of your skills in strategic decision making
  • Running effective pastoral meetings
  • Toolkit of methods to make you more effective in your daily role
Working with People
  • Building a high performing pastoral team
  • Having difficult conversations with parents, students and possibly staff.
  • Supporting inexperienced and ‘struggling ‘ colleagues.
  • Monitoring students' progress and intervention strategies for underachieving students
The Effective Pastoral Leader
  • Defining your vision and making it happen
  • Monitoring, maintaining and motivating your team
  • What really works in positive behaviour management
  • Next steps
Follow-up activities and support The provider has not supplied this information


Date Location Details
Nov 29, 2017 09:00 Cardiff - Info
Dec 05, 2017 09:00 Manchester - Info
Dec 13, 2017 09:00 London - Info
Mar 07, 2018 09:00 Birmingham - Info
Mar 20, 2018 09:00 Manchester - Info
Mar 26, 2018 09:00 London - Info