Become a Specialist Leader of Education
To become an SLE, you need to have been in a Middle or Senior leadership role for at least 2 years. Your headteacher will be asked to confirm that you are in an appropriate role. Higher level teaching assistants are not eligible to apply.
You can be from any type or phase of school.
You don’t need to be in an outstanding school or a school that is part of a teaching school alliance, but your school will need to have the capacity to release you to work in other schools.
You must have at least 1 specialism from the areas of expertise shown below, which are based on the 4 areas of focus for Ofsted:
Who Can Apply: setsa_-_who_can_apply.docx
SLE Application Process Overview: setsa_-_sle_application_process_overview_2017.docx
SLE Application Guidance: setsa_-_sle_application_guidance_2017.docx
SLE Application & Reference Form: setsa_-_sle_application___reference_form_2017.docx
SLE 2nd Reference Form: setsa_-_sle_2nd_referee_form_2017.docx
Leading & Delivering Effective Professional Development - Training Opportunity
Become an effective facilitator of subject-specific CPD by identifying the principles, strategies and resources that can be used to develop a programme valued by colleagues and that demonstrates impact in the classroom.
This two-day course is designed to equip teachers and technicians with the skills to become an effective facilitator of CPD.
You’ll understand the evidence base that supports effective CPD and the principles of impact evaluation. You’ll analyse your current CPD facilitation and development needs and be able to identify effective strategies for working with adult learners.
Teachers of any subject; technicians; anyone who currently delivers, or is planning to deliver, CPD to adult learners.
Participants can claim back the full cost of the course if they deliver CPD on behalf of Southend, Essex & Thurrock Science Learning Partnership in the following 18 months.
Date: Thursday 22nd June 2017, 9am – 4pm & Wednesday 12th July, 9am – 4pm
Venue: Westcliff High School for Girls, Kenilworth Gardens, Westcliff on sea, Essex SS0 0BS
Pricing: £80 per participant Early Bird discount for booking before 31st March 2017,
More info & booking: https://www.stem.org.uk/cpd/341442/leading-effective-professional-development
Southend, Essex & Thurrock Science Learning Partnership (SLP) provides quality, subject specific continuous professional development (CPD) for primary and secondary schools in the area. We are part of a network of SLPs and other support for schools that is managed by STEM Learning.
If you are a science leader, HoD, teacher or technician and would like more information on what we do please see under "Science Learning Partnership" above or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know how we can support your school.
Designated Safeguarding Lead Training - Places on both courses still available!
Please see below dates of the next Designated Safeguarding Training:
Designated Safeguarding Lead Training Refresher
Tuesday 13th June 2017, 09:30 – 12:30, The Tickfield Centre
Designated Safeguarding Lead Training Newly Appointed
Tuesday 27th June 2017, 09:30 – 16:30, The Tickfield Centre
Both sessions are available to book via the Southend Learning Network.
Two full days & five half days:
Monday 5th June (full day)
Tuesday 13th June (morning)
Wednesday 21st June (morning)
Thursday 29th June (morning)
Friday 7th July (morning)
Friday 14th July (morning)
Wednesday 19th July (full day)
Venue: Westcliff High School for Girls, Westcliff-on-sea, Essex SS0 0BS (Map)
Target audience: Open to all primary & secondary teachers who are, or have the potential to be, outstanding.
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