Leadership roles

  • New headteachers: taking your first steps
    Use our checklist to find out what to do before you start, and get guidance on what you should prioritise in the early weeks of headship - so you can confidently hit the ground running in your new headteacher role.
  • Phase leader: role and responsibilities
    Get to grips with the nature of the role and the responsibilities of a phase leader or Key Stage leader, so you can develop an effective model of middle leadership.
  • SENCO: requirements and qualifications
    Be clear which types of schools are required to appoint a special educational needs co-ordinator (SENCO), and what qualifications they'll need for the post.