Professional Development

NELTA offers a range of programmes from initial teacher training to senior leadership development

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NELTA Middle Leadership

Beal High School, The Forest Academy, Woodbridge High School, Ilford County High School, Woodford County High School

Colleagues are invited to attend the following workshops that we are running as part of our NELTA Middle Leadership programme.

Core Programme: All sessions run from 3.30pm until 4.30pm

Programme Leads: Rashida Morisiya & Catherine Burrard-Lucas

For coaching sessions: Specific dates, times & venue are as agreed with your allocated coach; dates should fall within the week indicated.

Session Scope and Context Date, Venue & Facilitators
Coaching – 1
  • Action plan review
  • Key foci for the term
w/c 19.10.2020
1. Middle Leadership – the vision for success and action planning Leadership in the context of the current educational landscape

Writing and evidencing an action plan

04.11.2020

Location TBC

Kate McDermott & Catherine Burrard-Lucas

2. Coaching, Mentoring and Staff Development to sustain progress Developing teaching & learning skills in your team

Key coaching & mentoring skills

Supporting an inexperienced staff member

02.12.2020

Location TBC

Rashida Morisiya & Laura Heffer

Coaching – 2
  • Mapping interventions/data analysis
  • T/L priorities in department
w/c 16.12.2020
3. Articulating your curriculum intent – the Calibre Framework How to communicate your curriculum intent

Key questions to consider when discussing your curriculum

The Calibre model

06.01.2021

Location TBC

Lewis Ansell & Nozir Miah

4. Careers across the curriculum – Hitting the Gatsby Benchmarks Findings from the Teach First programme of Careers Leadership

How to hit the Gatsby Benchmarks in particular areas across the curriculum

20.01.2021

Location TBC

Sapna Vadher

Coaching – 3
  • Mid-year review of AP
  • Key foci for the term
  • Careers education in curriculum
  • Curriculum intent
w/c 27.01.2021
5. Performance Management and staff buy in How to performance manage staff

How to gain staff buy in and trust

03.02.2021

Location TBC

Nimi Matharu

6. Assessment and Progress – Progress 8 Assessment measures and your department 24.02.2021

Location TBC

Rob Laird & Rashida Morisiya

Coaching – 4
  • Assessment review/tracking
  • Monitoring of interventions
w/c 03.03.2021
7. Positive professional conversations Transactional analysis 24.03.2021

Location TBC

Phil Bray

8. The new Ofsted framework Key parts of the framework

What an inspection deep dive is really like

How to prepare for deep dives

12.05.2021

Location TBC

Phil McDermott & Sabrina Fisher

Coaching – 5
  • Dept/Pastoral learning walk outcomes vis-a-vis Ofsted framework
  • Giving feedback on learning walks
w/c 19.05.2021
9. Professional Writing Engaging with academic literature

Securing confidence

Communication

09.06.2021

Location TBC

Will Mackintosh

10. Exceptional middle leadership and beyond Aspiring to and beyond middle leadership 07.07.2020

Location TBC

Yvonne Andress

Coaching – 6
  • Aspirations
  • Next Steps
w/c 14.07.2021

NELTA Senior Leadership

Beal High School, The Forest Academy, Woodbridge High School, Ilford County High School, Woodford County High School

Colleagues are invited to attend the following workshops that we are running as part of our NELTA Senior Leadership programme.

Core Programme: All sessions run from 4.00pm until 5.30pm

Programme Leads: Catherine Burrard-Lucas & Steven Hogan

Session Scope and Context Date, Venue and Facilitator
Coaching – 1 w/c 02.11.2020
1. Designing for impact

The landscape of leadership

Creating outward-facing schools

Challenging educational orthodoxies in the best interests of the students you serve

11.11.2020

Location TBC

Steven Hogan

HT Woodbridge High School

2. Leading and Influencing Leading change and building trust

Shaping the future

Distributed leadership

Working with moral purpose

Optimistic personal behaviour

02.12.2020

Location: Beal High School

Phil Bray

Co-HT Beal High School

Coaching – 2 w/c 11.01.2021
3. The nuts and bolts of leadership in particular areas and troubleshooting (session 1) A practical session to explain the steps that need to be taken to lead on the following areas:

  • How to lead on Teaching, learning and staff development (Kate McDermott – TFA)
  • How to be a DSL or lead safeguarding/safefty across the school (Ryan Stores – BBIH)
  • How to lead on personal development including careers (Maryam Mayet – TFA)
  • How to lead on curriculum planning/timetabling (Lewis Ansell – TFA)
  • How to lead on whole school assessment (Cecilia Chantaduc – Beal High School)
  • How to be a SENDCO/Lead on inclusion – Angela Horgan and Amanda Clifton-Jones – BCS)

The finer details of school leadership

This is repeated twice in case people have or aspire to have responsibility over more than one of the areas.

20.01.2021

See Scope & Context for location and facilitator of the session you wish to attend

4. The leadership team and leading change Being part of a school leadership team, how to be successful early on and leading a whole-school change project

Modelling entrepreneurial and innovative approaches to school improvement

10.02.2021

Location TBC

Talvinder Bhullar

DHT Woodbridge High School

Jamie Steacy-Buck

AHT Woodbridge High School

Coaching – 3 w/c 01.03.2021
5. Finance Staffing and Budgets

Wise financial management

10.03.2021

Location: Beal High School

Kathryn Burns 

CEO BMAT/EP Beal High School

Deep Bamrah

CFO BMAT

6. Coaching. Mentoring and whole staff development Engaging with academic literature to drive change

Maximising impact through coaching

Sustained improvement

31.03.2021

Location: TFA

Will Mackintosh

HT TFA

Coaching – 4 w/c 19.04.2021
7. Governance The role and responsibilities of the governing body

Robust governance

05.05.2021

Location: Ilford County High School

Gary Streatfield

DHT Ilford County High School

8. Ofsted An overview of the Ofsted framework and inspection process

Ofsted for senior leaders

19.05.2021

Location: BBIH

Trevor Button

Principal BBIH

9. Accountability Raise online and the data narrative

Ofsted and myth busting

Performance management

Demonstrating excellence

26.05.2021

Location: Beal High School

Yvonne Andress

Co-HT Beal High School

Rob Laird

AP Beal High School

Ed Macleod

VP Beal High School

Coaching – 5 w/c 07.06.2021
10. Curriculum management and timetabling Structures for learning

Understanding how values influence curriculum choices

Advancing equality

16.06.2021

Location TBC

Steven Hogan

HT Woodbridge High School

11. The nuts and bolts of leadership in particular areas and troubleshooting (session 2) A practical session to explain the steps that need to be taken to lead on the following areas:

  • How to lead on Teaching, learning and staff development (Kate McDermott – TFA)
  • How to be a DSL or lead safeguarding/safefty across the school (Ryan Stores – BBIH)
  • How to lead on personal development including careers (Maryam Mayet – TFA)
  • How to lead on curriculum planning/timetabling (Lewis Ansell – TFA)
  • How to lead on whole school assessment (Cecilia Chantaduc – Beal High School)
  • How to be a SENDCO/Lead on inclusion – Angela Horgan and Amanda Clifton-Jones – BCS)

The finer details of school leadership

This is repeated twice in case people have or aspire to have responsibility over more than one of the areas.

07.07.2021

See Scope & Context for location and facilitator of the session you wish to attend

12. Career progression Applications and interviews for leadership roles

Next steps

14.07.2021

Location TBC

Faheem Khan

DHT Woodbridge High School

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