The Quick-Reference Handbook for School Leaders by National Association of Head Teachers

By National Association of Head Teachers

'This is a instruction manual to have to be had as a primary resource to refer to while a topic first arises. It combines felony recommendation, details, advised actions and a sequence of counsel from headteachers who've handled such matters ahead of. New headteachers particularly will be well-advised to learn the part on media interviews sooner than they're rushed into statements they later remorse. ‘Looking after your self’ is a piece that leaders will be well-advised to skim via periodically as a reminder because it is the type of recommendation that will get forgotten within the hurly-burly of faculty lifestyles' - Brian Fidler Professor of schooling administration, collage of Reading

Distilled from years of NAHT (National organization of Head lecturers) event of supplying suggestion and counsel for its individuals within the united kingdom, The Quick-Reference instruction manual for faculty Leaders is a realistic advisor that offers a solution to the questions "Where do I start?" and "Where do i glance for direction?"

Written in an easy-to-read, bulleted structure, the guide is organised round key sections, each one half contains short overviews, checklists and recommendations for additional analyzing.

o corporation and administration - the function of the Headteacher, negligence and legal responsibility, media family members, dealing with clash and hard humans, potent conferences, inspection, source administration, files and information.

o educating and studying - curriculum, studying groups, distinctive schooling, evaluate, employees improvement, unions, celebrating good fortune.

o Behaviour and self-discipline - secure faculties, code of behavior, exclusion, seek and seizure, police protocols.

o overall healthiness and protection - baby defense matters, occupational well-being & security, chance exams, emergency practise, clinical wishes, wellbeing and fitness & security assets.

o taking care of your self - carrying on with expert improvement, and work-life stability.

This instruction manual is a wonderful source for all present and aspiring senior institution leaders.

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2. Consider specific supervision requirements. (a) Critical times: (i) in the school playground or building before and immediately after school (ii) at break time and lunch hour. (b) Critical areas: (i) in corridors and lunchrooms or cafeteria, in stairwells or on stairs (ii) at school gates. 23 24 ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT (c) Special situations: (i) school assemblies and social events, inclement weather, early dismissals (ii) circumstances particular to your pupils, school, or community. 3.

An overview 1. Practise planned visibility systematically so that pupils, teachers and the community know you care and are present. 2. Be visible in classrooms, in corridors, on the playground, in the cafeteria, at staff workshops, and so on. 3. Your presence at school events sends a message of concern and interest. 4. Visibility throughout the school day helps reduce pupil discipline problems, sets the school tone and promotes communication. 5. High visibility is a natural expression of concern and interest.

Proposals for presentations in local or national conferences 13. Reports: staff performance management reports (confidential, of course) 14. School plans: professional development, school improvement, communication 15. Special occasion cards: get-well cards, birthday cards 16. Summaries: written summaries of consultation meetings, public meetings 17. Surveys: staff, pupil, parent, and community surveys 18. Thank you notes (handwritten) to staff, pupils, volunteers, others – very important and much appreciated 19.

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