New headteacher resource hub
Resources and advice to help you in your new role as a headteacher.
Adjust to your new role and responsibilities one step at a time. Get to grips with the key tasks you’re expected to do, and use our templates, checklists and guides to help you save time and move forward with confidence.
Your key tasks and first steps
Get up to speed on what to do before you start, as well as the documents you’ll need to familiarise yourself with. Download a checklist of important termly tasks, and find out what to ask your new senior leadership team.
Strategy and planning
Use these guides, tools and templates to evaluate your school against the Ofsted framework, prepare your school improvement plan and long-term strategies, and plan the school year.
Budgeting and finances
Track monthly tasks and read expert advice on the main points you’ll need to consider throughout the year with this budget planner and annual to-do list.
Work with your governors
Use these templates and advice to help you report to your governors on key areas, including curriculum, budget and pupil achievement.