(19) Preparing to be a Pastoral Leader, (Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood, 7 February 2018)


Thiscourse aims to:

Examine the role and appointment process for Head of Year posts (or similar) in an attempt to clarify it and prepare aspiring Year Heads for its challenges. The programme will focus on two main issues; the ‘principles’ of leadership and key leadership ‘processes’ at this level.

This course is for:

Aspiring Year Heads and tutors or recently appointed Year Heads and tutors.

This course includes:

  • Discussion of the most effective pastoral leadership and getting the best from your team
  • Discussion of scenarios exploring transition into a pastoral leader role
  • Experiences of recently appointed Year Heads, including the appointment process
  • ‘What the Head is looking for’