Improving schools through dynamic subject leadership in the primary school(ISTDSLP)

Provider: PBM Inspection Services Ltd
£150.00 + VAT non-members
£135.00 + VAT PBM members

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Description The course explores how Subject Leaders can be key players in securing and sustaining outstanding teaching. It focuses on how subject leaders can work with teachers within the teams that they lead, helping teachers to make their own journey towards excellence. Participants are supported in formulating practical strategies to ensure continuous enthusiasm and motivation for their subject areas securing the commitment from their whole school. The course is designed to help Subject Leaders to understand their roles and responsibilities, identify strengths and weaknesses, create goals and sustain enthusiasm for improvement within their subject area. It looks at purposeful use of the subject leader’s file, effective use of non-contact time, gathering and collating evidence, monitoring progress and evidencing impact. Home » Course » Improving schools through dynamic subject leadership in the primary school
Duration 1 Day

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Categories Primary, Early Years/Foundation, KS1, KS2, Head of year / Pastoral leader, Head of Department / Faculty, Change Management, Coaching and Mentoring, Performance Management, Organisational Improvement, Subject Knowledge, Out of school
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

Aimed at: Specifically for Subject Leaders and those aspiring to such a role.
The course offers clear direction for successful and effective leadership in developing the capacity for greater school improvement at all levels.  Participants are supported in formulating strategies to ensure continuous enthusiasm and motivation for their subject area/s securing the commitment from their whole school.

Course Objectives: Participants are helped to:
•    Understand their roles and responsibilities
•    Explore the purpose and implications for Leadership
•    Build their capacity to lead
•    Identify strengths and areas for development within the subjects that they lead
•    Create goals for improving their subject
•    Sustain enthusiasm for improvement within their subject area
•    Manage their time more effectively


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How users/participants can evaluate success

How we evaluate the training:
•    Participants evaluate the training based upon the relevance to professional needs, the quality of the tuition, the quality of the training material, and the organisation, management and accommodation.
•    Delegates identify further training requirements
•    Follow up questionnaires are sent to delegates asking for feedback over time.
•    A track record is maintained for each course and for each tutor. Feedback and evaluation is shared with tutors in order to identify and inform development.


Follow-up activities and support

Following attendance on a course, all delegates are welcome to contact the main office with any questions and queries relating to the training and its application within school.

For most courses, tailored follow up consultancy services, coaching and mentoring  are available but these are at a separate cost. For quotations, delegates should contact the main office as discounts are available.



Session 1

Setting the Scene
•    Roles and responsibilities
•    Frequently asked questions
•    Skills and attributes
•    The four key areas of Subject Leadership
•    Self-review and Individual Development Plan
•    Position Statement

Session 2

Maintaining Focus
•    The purposeful Subject Leader’s file
•    Effective use of Subject Leader’s non-contact time
•    Planning for action

Session 3

•    Gathering and collating evidence
•    Monitoring progress
•    Evidencing impact

Session 4

•    Building Leadership capacity
•    Leadership models
•    The GROW model for coaching
•    The Five E s

Tutor: The tutor is an experienced headteacher. During her 31 year career she has taught in primary schools serving varied communities. Her experience includes numerous Leadership roles from co-ordination of KS 2, the primary curriculum, assessment and  CPD to induction and mentoring, positive behaviour management and integration of children from behavioural and language support units. She has carried out the roles of subject leaders for a wide range of subjects including literacy, Science ICT and Art which enables her to provide both helpful and practical support for those contributing to school improvement.

This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.