School Leadership Team Coaching
As a head teacher, team building is a crucial aspect of working life. It requires you to get those working relationships to the right level and can be the crucial first step to achieving your overall vision and ambition for your school.
Through School Leadership Team Coaching, you can begin to understand and develop the qualities that you need to build a high performing senior leader team. This can include everything from emotional intelligence to an instinctive understanding of what makes people tick. Having these qualities are of high importance as without them it can become develop to build a successful team that works together well. Getting the team dynamics right in the first instance will help the rest of the workflow more naturally.
Often it is not just a matter of appointing the right staff to the right jobs, it is in fact about developing positive and professional relations between everyone involved in the school team. This includes the leadership team, school staff, attending pupils and their parents as well as the wider community.
School Leadership Training
By investing in school leadership training for your staff to learn and develop will always yield positive dividends as it’d come to no surprise that if you don’t develop your staff members, they’ll go work for someone that will. Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as standing in front of your team and asking them to ‘work together’, there are ways you can approach this to motivate them and lead them into becoming a better working team.
Imagine this scenario;
Your senior leadership team has an experience advocate assigned to them to help with their leadership building and development. It’s someone who supports them through the difficult issues and challenges they may face, is non-judgemental, experienced and honest and has your agenda of building the most successful SLT as their sole motive.
What School Leadership Team Coaching includes
Through this coaching service, you will receive a personalised experience depending on the needs of your school and it’s team. However, some aspects of the program that are usually involved are:
- Workshops to work on your school issues or aspects of leadership
- A facilitated residential focusing on personal and school development as well as leadership capacity
- Leadership reflection sessions
- Group and/or individual sessions to ensure everyone’s needs are being met
By embarking on a coaching relationship you are taking a positive step for not only you, but everyone in your leadership team. By introducing you to the concept of cornerstone leadership, you will soon realise that the sky’s the limit for your school
Ready to discuss things further or need some questions answering? Book your free 20-minute call today and I can help you with whatever you may need. Let’s talk and see if school leadership coaching could work for you.