Academic Manager Scenarios – Questions

Simple English ~ Nicola Prentis

Not all summer schools offer a decent induction — even for managers. Especially for managers in some cases. Being a DOS or Academic Manager at a summer school presents probably more challenges than doing the job in a year round school. There’s more pressure, a higher pace of change and the fact you’re likely to be living on site right in the pressure cooker, working longer hours than a regular year round job.

When I ran inductions for summer school as Academic Consultant for Bede’s School, I used to do a session based on these what if? questions. They are all based on real situations I’d collected over the six years I worked as Academic Manager and then Centre Director (see resource for training Centre Directors). A one hour slot wasn’t enough to talk them all through. If you’re off to work as AM/ADOS/DOS for the first or tenth time…

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