Towards Deputy Headship (Residential)

Two-day residential course

“The single best CPD session I have been involved in! Networking, reflection, honest and sincere feedback that will undoubtedly make me a better leader.” | Past delegate

A practical, highly intensive and supportive course that mirrors the deputy headship application process. Participants are treated as candidates for interview and will experience the full selection process as if applying for a real deputy headship post.

Led by a team of experienced practitioners and education consultants, this course has been running for over 20 years with consistently outstanding evaluations.
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Gareth Burton

Headteacher, Cheltenham Bournside School and Sixth Form Centre

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Tanya Douglas

Deputy Headteacher, Chace Community School, Enfield

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Tim Ovenden

Education Consultant and Trainer

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Anna Williams

Deputy Headteacher, Kingdown School, Wiltshire

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Through a series of panels, workshops and one-to-one sessions, participants will develop:

  • an understanding of the knowledge, skills and attributes required to be a deputy head in a 21st century school or college
  • an understanding of the processes involved in selecting a deputy head
  • increased awareness of current educational initiatives in a range of contrasting schools and colleges
  • enhanced knowledge of the skills required throughout the application process, from application letter to interview and presentation.

Suitable for aspiring deputy heads and those looking to progress from the senior leadership team to deputy headship.