New and/or Aspiring New Senior Leaders

Date & Time: Tuesday 27 November 2018
10:00 - 15:00
Event Format: Workshop
Venue: Wellington College
Event Cost: WCTSP School: £120
Non-WCTSP School: £150
(includes lunch & refreshments)
Event Subject or Topic Area: Leadership
Target Audience: Teachers & Middle Leaders aspiring to Senior Leadership Positions and those new to Senior Leadership
Event Description:

This is a day for new and aspiring senior leaders to learn about high impact leadership philosophies and techniques and to hear from current senior leaders who will share their experiences.

The morning will involve group activities where participants will reflect on and discuss the latest research into:

  • Developing a high impact vision and strategy that will maximize motivation
  • The key ways to develop high performing teams
  • Current scenarios you are facing and how these could be addressed effectively

There will be an opportunity for discussions over lunch.

For the afternoon, we have a panel of experienced leaders from across the partnership who will answer your questions and discuss the key issues of senior leadership.

Event Outcomes:

To give aspiring and new senior leaders the time and space to discuss and reflect on the key issues involved in senior leadership

Learning Objectives:

  • To raise awareness of key issues of importance to participants in senior leadership and how to address these effectively.
  • To provide opportunities to share experience and good practice with colleagues. 
  • To encourage reflection and critical evaluation of senior leadership practices and professional issues. 
  • To increase confidence and competence in dealing with the challenges of senior leadership in schools.

Course Leader 1: Katy Granville-Chapman (Deputy Head (Teaching Staff Performance and Development))
Katy is the Deputy Head (Teaching Staff Performance and Development) at Wellington College. Prior to this she founded and was the Director of the Wellington Leadership and Coaching Institute. In this role, she advised No 10, the Cabinet Office and the DfE on leadership and character development, as well as setting up and delivering the Government's National Citizen Service (NCS) Leaders programme. Katy is a former Army Officer and served in Iraq, Nepal, North America and across Europe. She is a part time DPhil (PhD) student at the University of Oxford, where she is researching how school leaders can improve the creation of a flourishing environment.

Course Leader 2: Emmie Bidston (Director of Leadership)
Emmie has been involved with leadership and coaching for many years at Wellington College and became Director of Leadership at Wellington in 2017. She is an economics teacher, tutor in a boarding house and cross-country coach. She is also currently working on setting up a charity for developing young African leaders and building a school in Mozambique. Prior to teaching Emmie worked for the British Government, developing policies in a range of areas from education to future contingency planning.
No of Participants: 16
SPONSOR/PARTNER Wellington College
Wellington College