National Professional Qualification for Executive Leadership
Programme Cost is £1,999.00***
Induction and Face to Face Day 1 : TBC
Face to Face Day 2 : TBC
EL Clinic with Course Facilitator : TBC
Face to Face Day 3 : TBC
Face to Face Day 4 : TBC
Face to Face Day 5 : TBC
All sessions will be held at The Hilton Hotel, Maidstone
Core Facilitator: John Truman
John is an experienced Teacher, Headteacher, Senior Local Authority Officer, Leadership Consultant and qualified Leadership Coach. He has over 30 years of working directly with children, Schools and their Governing bodies. John has successfully led School, Local Authority and Multi-Agency Teams and worked closely with Governing bodies in their development, appointment and appraisal of CEO's, Executive Headteachers, Headteachers and other Senior Leaders. More recently he has delivered the National College of Teaching and Learning 'Chairs Development Programme' for Kent County Council as well NPQML and NPQSL Programmes. John is a highly experienced, qualified leadership coach and trainer and is able to support and challenge Headteachers, Governors and other School Leaders to improve outcomes for children.
'NPQEL is for those who are, or who are aspiring to become, an Executive Headteacher or CEO of a MAT with responsibility for leading across several schools. The programme will include the opportunity to experience leadership in a non-educational setting, and on-going support from an external Coach Mentor.' It would be beneficial to your experience on the programme to have the support of a either a CEO aspiring to EL, or the support of your Chair of Governors.'
The LLSE NPQEL Package Includes:
4 Face-to-Face days, led by key note speakers
Self-directed school-based tasks, to prepare for Face-to-Face days
Leadership visit to an organisation outside of education, allowing you to see senior leadership in a different setting
Access to an external coach
Final assessment support throughout the course
Access to the LLSE Professional Learning Community
Ongoing support from our trained Facilitators
Access to LLSE admin support throughout the course
Leading with Impact:
- Motivate and unite a wide range of people across organisations around visionary or challenging pupils.
- Act as a credible public advocate for the organisation, promoting and defending its aims, vision and reputation convincingly and robustly.
- Contribute to local and central government policy making.
Teaching and Curriculum Excellence:
- Assess and improve teaching quality, pupil progress and attainment in a range of different contexts, including for disadvantaged pupils or those with particular needs (for example, including Pupil Premium, SEND, EAL or the most able pupils).
- Deploy school-to-school support systems effectively to improve teaching quality, the school curriculum, pupil progress and attainment.
- Identify long-term or strategic capability gaps across several schools, in collaboration with the governing board.
- Deploy staff strategically to increase the organisation’s responsiveness and resilience to change.
School Strategy and Improvement:
- Identify and anticipate changes in the external or strategic environment and understand their impact on different organisations.
- Design a sustainable business development strategy, whether for growth, stabilisation or specialisation.
- Lead a programme of significant change across several school.
Working in Partnership:
- Look beyond the education system to identify excellence, expertise or professional advice in other sectors and deploy it to achieve cross-organisational goals.
- Use school-to-school partnerships and collaboration to dive improvement in a range of different areas (for example, in relation to continuous improvement, governance, project management or financial efficiency).
- Expand a school partnership to successfully prepare a school to join a partnership effectively.
Managing Resources and Risks:
- Deploy resources strategically across a number of organisations, to maximise efficiency whilst improving pupil outcomes.
- Maximise financial resources available, through income generation activities, fundraising, sponsorship and grants.
- Hold those with responsibility for the management of resources and risks to account effectively (including fulfilling the Accounting Officer role as defined in the Academies Financial Handbook).
The final assessment is submitted to an external assessor and comprises of 2 sections :
- A project style submission detailing your development as a leader throughout the programme
- Designing a sustainable business development strategy for my organisation (4,000 words).
- Leading an improvement project across several schools (4,000 words).
- You will be able to choose a window for your assessment within an 18 month timescale.