Leadership Development Package

Our Leadership Development Package provides training and support at all levels of school-leadership.

For those new to leadership, our New to Leadership Programme offers hands-on, closely directed training in all the required skills and procedures required to become an effective Year/Phase Leader or Subject Leader. This programme provides participants with an effective ‘How-To Manual’ for the job alongside opportunities to apply each skill in their own school and trouble-shoot any issues or problems that arise. By the end of the programme, each leader will have completed a full year’s cycle from action planning to impact evaluation.

For more experienced leaders, our Effective Middle and Senior Leaders Programme provides an opportunity to fine-tune the core skills that lie at the heart of effective leadership and reflect on their own leadership style as they take on increased responsibility. It provides an opportunity for participants to establish a network of similarly experienced leaders and provides the ideal launch-pad for them to advance their careers.

Our Head and Deputy Head Teachers Residential Workshops is aimed at Executive Heads, Head and Deputy Head Teachers and Heads of School. It operates as a two-day residential, providing Senior Leaders with specialised senior leadership training and focused workshops on issues of critical significance across the Alliance. Leaders will have ring-fenced time to spend on their own school priorities supported by our team of highly experienced advisors: SEF writing, School development planning, Analysing School Performance data, Improving attendance  and Writing Pupil Premium Statements.

New to Leadership Programme

4 x full-day sessions with gap tasks

Aimed at: Primary Year Group, Phase or Subject Leaders who are new in role or would like to improve the effectiveness of their leadership

The Beechwood Teaching School Alliance New to Leadership Programme offers practical training in the day to day duties and responsibilities of leading Year Teams, Phase Teams and/or Subject areas. Participants will work alongside experienced leaders and fellow leaders to gain hands on experience and an introduction to the Leader’s role:

Beechwood TSA News Leading meetings, Sharing the school vision, Curriculum design, Modelling and upholding expectations

Beechwood TSA News Timetabling and scheduling, Effective Organisation and Communication, Building Team Realtionships

Beechwood TSA News Work scrutiny, Monitoring, Analysing Data, Holding people to account 

Beechwood TSA News Effective coaching and feedback, Providing CPD 

Day 1:- 18th September, 2019 – Beechwood Junior School – 9:00am – 4:00pm

The A to Z of Year Group, Phase and Subject Leadership. An introduction to the role, establishing yourself as a leader, different leadership styles, professionalism, sharing and modelling the school vision / creating a curriculum, pedagogy and vision for your subject, building relationships and setting high expectations.

Gap task: action planning / identifying priorities for the coming year.

Day 2: 13th November, 2019 – Beechwood Junior School – 9:00am – 4:00pm

Effective monitoring (including work scrutiny and pupil conferencing), data analysis (including statistical groups), ensuring skill progression and curriculum coverage, moderation, writing monitoring reports, identifying CPD needs. Shared scrutiny session on an agreed focus area.

Gap task: pupil conferencing.

Day 3: 15th January, 2020 – Beechwood Junior School – 9:00am – 4:00pm

Sharing results of gap task (monitoring and conferencing), identifying barriers and trouble-shooting, reflecting on progress, reviewing action plans and priorities and identifying next steps. Reporting on progress to senior leaders and to Ofsted. Shared scrutiny session on an agreed area of focus.

Gap task: carry out a key action identified from monitoring.

Day 4: 26th February, 2020 – Beechwood Junior School – 9:00am – 4:00pm

Sharing impact of gap task (key action). Giving feedback, holding others to account, difficult conversations, assertiveness, coaching and mentoring followed by practical application of these skills.

Task: ‘Changing a habit’ self-reflection tool.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided

Cost: Hamwic schools £280, Non-Hamwic schools £330

Effective Middle and Senior Leaders Programme

1 x full-day and 3 x half-day sessions for delegates; 1 x half-day session for in-school mentors

Aimed at: Primary Middle and Senior Leaders who wish to further develop their leadership skills

This programme supports participants to develop their impact as effective middle leaders. It aims to further develop leadership skills among more experienced leaders and those who are taking on positions of increased responsibility within their schools.

Two or more participants will be required to attend from each school and the school will need to provide an appropriate in-school mentor who can attend one afternoon training session and provide at least one coaching session for each participant per half-term.

Beechwood TSA News Types of leaders

Beechwood TSA News Vision and strategy

Beechwood TSA News Leading change

Beechwood TSA News Building trust

Beechwood TSA News Coaching and mentoring Motivating others

Beechwood TSA News Leading effective CPD

Day 1: delegates, 15th October, 2019 – Beechwood Junior School – 8:30am – 3:20pm

What type of leader do I want to be? Importance of vision and strategy. How to balance leadership and management to have impact.

Day 1: mentors, 15th October, 2019 – Beechwood Junior School – 12:20pm – 3:20pm

School Mentors to attend to discuss and agree protocols on coaching and mentoring. Using the GROW model to be an effective coach. An introduction to nondirective coaching.

Day 2: 9th January, 2020 – Beechwood Junior School, 8:30am – 3:30pm

Leading effective change for improvement. How to beat the odds by under-standing how to lead successful change and build trust through high quality relationships, whilst holding others to account and overcoming resistance.

Day 3: 18th March, 2020 – Beechwood Junior School, 8:30am – 3:30pm

Building an effective team through maximizing trust and motivation. How to lead a high performing team by having behavioural flexibility.

Day 4: 10th June, 2020 – Beechwood Junior School, 8:30am – 12:30pm

Leading high quality teaching and learning through modelling, monitoring and dialogue. Leading effective professional learning. CPD vs. JPD vs. SGP? Using research intelligently.

The programme will be facilitated by Jonathan Hannam

Lunch and refreshments will be provided

Cost: Hamwic schools £250, Non-Hamwic schools £300

HAMWIC Head and Deputy Head Teachers Residential Workshops

Two-day residential

Date: 21st – 22nd November 2019
Venue: New Forest Lodge Hotel, Pikes Hill, Lyndhurst, SO43 7AS

Aimed at: Senior leaders of schools within the Hamwic Education Trust: Executive Head Teachers, Head Teachers, Heads of School, Deputy Head Teachers and other Senior Leaders responsible for setting school priorities

This two-day residential programme aims to provide school leaders with the dedicated time and support they need to refine the leadership skills and decision-making processes that enable them to set and implement essential school priorities. There will be a range of morning workshops focused on key leadership issues as well as opportunities to work alongside other school leaders, supported by our partner advisers in the HAMWIC Standards Team, to reflect on the prior year’s performance and set the agenda for the current year.

We will be asking Heads what they would like the focus of the workshops to be.
Possible workshops could include: curriculum development, assessment of foundation subjects, attendance, coping with the growing number of EHCP/SEN children in our schools

Beechwood TSA News Curriculum devlopment

Beechwood TSA News Assessment of wider curriculum subjects

Beechwood TSA News Attendance

Beechwood TSA News Managing the growing number of children EHCPs/SEN in our schools

The programme will be facilitated by the Hamwic Education Trust Standards Team.

Cost of accommodation and meals: £225 per person

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