Lincolnshire Teaching School Alliance

Aspiring to Headship

Audience: primary and secondary senior leaders looking to move into headship in the next 1-3 years.  

Session Date
1 Friday 18th October 2019
2 Friday 1st November 2019
3 Monday 2nd December 2019
4 Tuesday 14th January 2020
5 Tuesday 11th February 2020

This programme will be held at the KYRA Training Centre, The Priory Pembroke Academy, Cherry Willingham, LN3 4JP; all sessions will run from 9am - 4pm.

Cost: LTSA Alliance members: £500, Non-Alliance members: £750

All bookings are through KYRA Teaching School Alliance, please use the following link: https://event.bookitbee.com/23432/aspiring-headship-primary-secondary


Intent: To develop the vision, knowledge and key practical skills which are fundamental to the role of headteacher.  To learn from inspirational and experienced headteachers and leaders from Lincolnshire.

Implementation: The programme will include the following topics:

  • Vision for Leadership
  • Collaboration for improvement
  • Workload and wellbeing of staff
  • Leadership of Pupil Premium
  • Coaching in Leadership
  • Leadership of SEND
  • Next steps to leadership
  • Governance
  • Ofsted framework
  • Recruitment
  • Finance in schools - managing a school budget
  • Systems and processes for strategy and improvement

Training will be based on the new headteacher standards, and will be planned following a 360 degree review of each participant. Participants will be expected to engage in peer to peer coaching, undertake key reading and join an online community. 

Impact: Following the programme:

  • leadership effectiveness will be enhanced
  • a leadership culture will be established
  • strategies for improving the quality of education for young people will be shared
  • participants will feel connected to a local vision for strategic improvement, collaboration, peer review and system leadership.