Presentation on theme: "Pat McGraw Governors Conference. Purpose of the Day To set Leicestershire position in context To inspire and develop leadership capacity To provide guidance."— Presentation transcript:
Pat McGraw Governors Conference
Purpose of the Day To set Leicestershire position in context To inspire and develop leadership capacity To provide guidance on career pathways
Leicestershire Headteacher Age profiles 63% of headteachers are over 50 In the primary sector 57% are 50+ and in the secondary sector 76% There are no headteachers under 30 in primary and none under 40 in secondary In primary schools 18% are between 31 and 40
Leicestershire Deputy Headteacher Age Profiles 46% of DHTs are over 50 38% of primary DHTs are over 50 (60%secondary DHTs) In primary schools.3% are between 21 -30.
Assistant Headteacher Age Profiles 43% are 50+ 33% are under 40 3% are under 30 Gender balance is 61% female and 39% male
Context Both nationally and locally: Developing leaders for the future is a priority NCSL funds are critical in building capacity Succession planning is new on both schools and governors agendas Schools need to work more closely in clusters to plan for succession Headteachers must spot and nurture talent NPQH trainees should have a clear career path to headship
How can The LA support Training Shadowing Acting roles – (subject to permission) Guidance - ( via email and through surgeries)
How Governors Can Support Talk to headteacher about the schools succession planning model. Ask about leadership opportunities within school – Is the school doing all it can to promote / develop leaders. Release staff for acting roles.