SSAT lead practitioner (Up to 2 years and re-accreditation available)
Lead Practitioner Accreditation is a nationally recognised status of excellent practice in education. The accreditation drive whole-school improvement by building a culture of evidence-informed teaching and learning and can be provided to teachers and staff at an individual or cohort level. The following link gives more details – https://www.ssatuk.co.uk/cpd/teaching-and-learning/lead-practitioner-accreditation/
National Professional Qualifications (SL, LT, LBC, LTD) (1 year with assessment at the end)
National Professional Qualifications run through delivery partners, such as Pajes, Ambition Institute, Best Practice and UCL delivering qualifications in Senior Leadership, Leading Teaching, Leading Behaviour and Culture and Leading Teacher Development. Each program varies in its focus. The following link gives more details – https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/departments-and-centres/centres/ucl-centre-educational-leadership/national-professional-qualifications
Subject Maven Role (18 months over 4 terms with peer to peer assessment and evidence portfolio)
A new CPD pathway is being devised to improve teacher excellence and the impact of subject leaders involving a new school-based/ Prince’s Teaching Institute certificate and title of ‘Maven’. It focuses on Subject Leadership, Knowledge and Pedagogy. There are two options, leadership of and mastery of the curriculum and/or subject knowledge enrichment and mastery. The following link gives more details – https://www.ptieducation.org/documents/Subject_Leadership_Certificate_Level_1_handbook.pdf and https://www.ptieducation.org/what-we-do/teacher-subject-days/
Charted Teacher Mentor Status (12 – 24 months)
Chartered Teacher (Mentor) Status will build on the success of Chartered Status for teachers and leaders. Mentors who participate will have the opportunity to demonstrate their expertise as they progress through four assessment units to attain the high standard expected of Chartered Status: The Certificate in Evidence-Informed Practice, The Development of Teaching Practice Award (Mentor), The Professional Knowledge Award (Mentor), The Certificate in Education Research and Inquiry. The following link gives more details – https://chartered.college/2022/06/15/mentors-recognised-for-their-accomplishments-with-new-chartered-teacher-mentor-status/
Safer Recruitment (Simple course, which needs reviewing every 3 years)
Recruit safely with our training for anyone working in education or recruiting for roles in the education sector and as middle management recruitment and interviewing is part of the role. The following link gives more details – https://learning.nspcc.org.uk/training/safer-recruitment-education – Jo Grant will also organise through the school.
Associate SLT Roles
These are roles, advertised within school and sent out by Jo Grant. They are bespoke roles for staff to run an area or complete a project within the school setting. Past examples have included Associate Role for Behaviour for Learning, for Induction, for Differentiation as examples. Contact Nathan Heddle if interested.