Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs): These are our outstanding middle and senior leaders, each of whom have a particular area of expertise and the skills to develop the leadership capacity of colleagues and teachers in similar positions in other schools.
Some of our SLEs also focus specifically on developing classroom expertise. For many the role is dual, and includes developing the capacity and capability of other leaders so that they have the skills to lead their own teams and improve practice within their own schools.
OSCAs SLEs have a track record of relevant and successful leadership expertise to draw upon. They combine their outreach role with leadership roles here at OSCA. We have found this to be essential when working with other schools, as those colleagues being coached know that our SLEs are also practitioners. It creates credibility. Our SLEs know what they are talking about because they do it day in and day out themselves.
All of OSCAs SLEs have…
Please see our individual SLE profiles, which outline the myriad of expertise we have to offer. Our SLEs will work through one-to-one or group support, and at times and timeframes to suit your school’s development needs.
|Name||Area of Support|
|Adrian Price||CPD Provision Review, CPD Structures and Practice, Development and implementation of QA systems, Support with departmental reviews|
|Becky Maiden||CPD Systems, NQTs, Teach Firsts, Schools Direct, Teaching Learning|
|Martin Sorby||English – curriculum leadership & pedagogy, Whole school literacy, Boys progress & achievement.|
|Kabir Ahmed||Attendance, Behaviour, NQT/Trainee Teachers, Teach Firsts, Schools Direct|
|Becky Ball||Performing and Production Arts, Creative & engaging teaching & learning strategies.|
|Becky Rock||English, Literacy, Initial Teacher Training, CPD|
|Adam Day||English Curriculum, Leadership of English|