Supporting Women Returning to Teaching to Apply for Leadership Roles
January – June 2020

Fully funded* by the Harris Federation and the DfE’s Leadership Equality and Diversity Fund, this programme aims to support women who have taken maternity leave (at any stage in their teaching career) to develop the confidence, self-belief, motivation and determination to apply for a leadership role in school. The programme is delivered by June, an inspiring and thought-provoking coach and trainer, with a background in and a wide understanding of the educational context.

Programme Aims
Develop the self-confidence, skills, direction and thinking to apply for a leadership role or next stage promotion. This uplifting, thought-provoking day starts with inspirational invited speakers and a focus on vision and goal-setting. This is followed by 3 afternoon workshops and 4 leadership coaching sessions to support aspirations, concerns and best ways forward (dates to be arranged with participant).

Who Can Apply?
This programme is open to any primary or secondary school teacher* on maternity leave or who has returned to teaching after maternity leave (at any stage).  There is no cost to attend the programme however commitment to attend all sessions is required by participants and must be supported in writing by their school.

When Does The Course Take Place?
29 Jan  2020, 0930 – 1530: Launch Day – Inspirational speakers, Vision and Goal-setting

04 Mar 2020, 1300 – 1530: Session 1 –  Understanding Our Beliefs and Values

22 Apr 2020, 1300 – 1530: Session 2 –  Managing Difficult Conversations

17 Jun 2020, 1300 – 1530: Session 3 – Working with Teams

Venue for group sessions
Merland Rise Church, Merland Rise, Epsom, Tadworth KT20 5JG

Venue for 1-1 coaching sessions
To be confirmed (in Epsom/ Reigate area)

Contact June for more information or to book your place.

* Fully funded for teachers at any stage in their career, working in state funded schools. Others are welcome to apply for a limited number of spaces at £675 per participant.