Stepping up to SLT


It is going to be an exciting 2015 full of learning curves, highs, lows and experiences. I know some of these experiences will make me feel on top of the world, others will frustrate me massively. Sometimes I will feel like I am really winning and that is what I would prefer to focus on.

I am starting my new role as Assistant Principal with responsibility for teaching and learning. My school has had its ups and downs, with 2 full site changes and 5 different heads in as many years and an academy conversion, but we are on the up. I have to transform the way we teach and the way we view learning. I have already introduced an observation protocol that has ditched grading individual teachers and it seems (at first evaluation) that conversations about teaching and learning are becoming absolutely central to our forward drive. I plan…

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