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Developing the Role of the Subject Leader in Special Schools

How to succeed in this challenging and specialist role

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Suitable for: Those working in special education who are new to leading a subject, or wishing to develop their role.

Phases suitable for:

  • Special

Course Reference: 7580WW
Price: £299.00 + VAT or hold in-house
10am - 4pm Book Now

This course is designed for those working in special education who are new to leading a subject, or wishing to develop their role. You will explore the role and responsibilities of being a Subject Leader and the expectations in terms of Teachers’ Standards and Ofsted. You will consider effective ways to monitor your subject area and practice reporting on impact, examining the key leadership skills of time management and delegation.

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a Subject Leader
  • Meet Teachers’ Standards relating to your subject area
  • Explore Ofsted’s requirements of a Subject Leader
  • Monitor your subject effectively
  • Report on impact


The role of the Subject Leader
  • Personal action plan
  • A typical subject/department
  • Are you a Subject Coordinator or a Subject Leader
The ‘perfect’ Subject Leader
  • The Subject Leader and Teachers' Standards
  • Key Messages fro Ofsted
  • The 'perfect' Subject Leader
Improving your subject
  • Gathering evidence and target setting
  • Monitoring
  • Evaluation and reporting impact
Developing your leadership skills
  • Leadership skills survey
  • Time management and leading meetings
  • Delegation and effective teams

Wed 27th Jan 2021

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Wed 14th Jul 2021

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Fri 15th Jan 2021

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Thu 10th Jun 2021

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Tue 1st Dec 2020

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Thu 25th Feb 2021

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Thu 20th May 2021

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Mon 15th Mar 2021

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Mon 21st Jun 2021

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