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The National Professional Qualification of Senior Leadership NPQSL

Target Audience

The NPQSL is aimed at early years, primary and secondary colleagues who are, or are aspiring to become a senior leader with responsibility for leading across the school, such a phase leader, core subject leader on the senior leadership team, head of department, deputy headteacher, assistant head teacher, or other senior staff.

Facilitator

Outstanding senior leaders from the teaching schools

Course date

The programme will begin in February 2018.

Course venue

Whitehall Primary School, Bristol - Backwell School, North Somerset - Corsham Primary School, Wiltshire/South Glos

Course cost

£1250 (*with reductions for eligible participants /schools)

The nationally accredited leadership programme for aspiring and serving senior leaders

NPQ@teachingschools is a unique partnership of eight teaching school alliances in the wider Bristol area with a strong track record of delivering exceptional professional development. As a newly designated DfE licenced provider, the Bristol Primary Teaching School Alliance has worked with our partner teaching schools to create and deliver a new and innovative senior leadership programme designed by experienced, current school leaders in order to develop the potential of the talented and motivated school leaders across our region.

 

National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership: NPQSL

 

Who is it aimed at?

Accredited by the Department for Education, this nationally recognised programme is aimed at early years, primary and secondary colleagues who are, or are aspiring to become a senior leader with responsibility for leading across the school, such a phase leader, core subject leader on the senior leadership team, head of department, deputy headteacher, assistant head teacher, or other senior staff.


Programme:

Starting in February 2018, the NPQSL programme takes between 12 and 18 months to complete and involves:

  • A twilight launch event for delegates and mentors
  • 4 full day face to face core training sessions facilitated by outstanding senior leaders from across the region
  • Minimum of 2 elective module sessions (½ day) on one or more of the following areas:

Leading in an inner city school; Accelerating outcomes of disadvantaged pupils; staff well-being; leading in a faith school context; leading in the Early Years; SEND.

  • School based improvement project and case study (5000 words)
  • Self-directed professional reading
  • Individual leadership profiling
  • Support from school based mentor
  • Support from a professional coach and coaching sessions
  • ½ day assessment presentation
  • Opportunity to gain credits (Bath Spa University)

During the programme delegates will develop their 7 leadership behaviours:

commitment; collaboration; personal drive; awareness; respect; resilience and integrity.

In addition, delegates complete and collect evidence against 6 areas of study:

  • leading with impact;
  • increasing capability;
  • working in partnership;
  • strategy and improvement;
  • teaching and curriculum excellence and;
  • managing resources and risk.

Where is the programme delivered?

Delegates can choose to access this programme at either of our 3 hubs:

  • Whitehall Primary School, Bristol
  • Backwell School, North Somerset
  • Corsham Primary School, Wiltshire

Hubs can be made up from participants from any Local Authority region, for example, someone who lives in Bristol and works in Wiltshire could attend the Bristol hub.


Cost:

£1250 per delegate*

*reduced by 20% to £1000 for eligible participants / schools if you meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • The applicant is from a school with more than 30% of children currently in receipt of Free School Meals (not Pupil Premium figures) as referenced on the latest DfE school performance tables website;
  • The applicant is from a BME background;
  • The applicant’s school has <150 pupils on roll as referenced on the latest DfE school performance tables website.

* OR a 10% reduction to full course fees will be applied to the second and subsequent applicants if more than one person from your school makes an application to participate in the same cohort of NPQSL.

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For our NPQSL flyer, please click here



Making your application:

The window for application is now open and  and now closes with our deadline extended beyond the Christmas holidays to

Monday 8th January 2018 at 12.00pm

Places will be allocated in January 2018 with programmes beginning in February 2018.

To download an application form, please use the link here:

When completed, pleasure return by email to: NPQ@TeachingSchools.org.uk

 


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