Teach Manchester is now recruiting to expand its cohort of SLEs.
Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs) are outstanding middle and senior leaders in positions below the headteacher, with at least two years’ leadership experience. They have a particular area of expertise (such as a subject area, early years, behaviour or school business management) and a successful track record of school improvement.
SLEs support leaders in other schools. They have excellent interpersonal skills, are able to work sensitively and collaboratively with others and have a commitment to outreach work. They understand what outstanding leadership practice in their area of specialism looks like and can help other leaders to achieve it in their own context.
Teach Manchester is looking to designate in the the following priorities:
- Primary: all specialisms except Behaviour, in particular core curriculum subjects
- Secondary: the following curriculum subjects:
Benefits of SLEs:
There are numerous benefits arising from the SLE system. These include:
- to the employing school
- to the deployment school / teachers
- to the SLE themselves
You can read more about the Benefits of SLEs here.
- Guidance for Potential Applicants; published by the NCTL
- Benefits and case studies relating to the SLE process
- Application Form
Closing date: Wednesday 7th June 2017
Queries should be addressed and applications returned to:
Rachel Eppy by email firstname.lastname@example.org or via St Mary’s School on 0161 226 1773 (please note that we will be closed for the half term break from 27th May to 4th June).