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Strategic responsibilities of school leaders
Are there any examples of strategic tasks for the SLT and teachers? This article links to examples of strategic responsibilities from schools for different senior leadership team (SLT) positions. We also point to examples for phase leaders and subject leaders.
Stockport School is a large community secondary school in Stockport. It has a document which sets out the strategic tasks and responsibilities of its senior leadership team (SLT).
It says that the headteacher has strategic responsibility for areas including:
- Internal organisation, management and control of the school
- Implementation of all policies and procedures
- Overseeing the quality of teaching and learning
- Strategic planning
- Monitoring the school development plan
- School self-evaluation
- Staff appointments
- Representing the school locally and with national bodies
- Communication with the local authority (LA), Department for Education (DfE) and Ofsted
- Working with the governing board
Stockport School's document, linked to above, says that the 2 deputy headteachers have strategic responsibility for areas such as:
The Derbyshire County Council document, linked to above, lists roles and responsibilities of
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