For current and aspiring senior leaders looking to lead a challenging school
Application round: open until 17 March 2014
Every child has potential, regardless of background. Could you make a lasting difference to the lives of pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds by becoming an outstanding leader for a challenging school?
We’re looking for current and former teachers with the potential and commitment to progress to headship within 2 to 5 years.
You should be a current or former teacher, with teaching and learning experience in English schools within the last 5 years. You should be able to demonstrate substantial positive impact on a school or organisation.
You must have the desire to lead a school in a challenging context within 2 to 5 years. Find out more.
An initial 17 days of intensive residential leadership development during summer 2014; bespoke career support; on-going coaching with a dedicated, experienced headteacher; frequent training from leading practitioners; access to an online network providing peer-led tailored support and best practice; and visits to exemplary schools across England. You will either remain in your current school if it meets our criteria, or take a placement in a challenging school. Find out more.
2 to 5 years
There is no cost to the programme.
The application round is open until 17 March. Limited places are available for primary and secondary.
Visit the Future Leaders website for more details about the programme and information on how to apply.
Do you know someone with the potential to fast track to headship? Fill out a nomination form so we can get in touch with them.
0345 609 0009
+44 1349 882095 (international)
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