SSAT Leadership Programmes

SSAT is a leading national provider of training and development for school leaders at all stages. We are immensely proud of our reputation for excellence and of our thousands of leadership alumni who inspire and impact children and young people every day. Whether you are just beginning your leadership journey or are a system leader, our cutting edge programmes will enable you to be the best leader you can be.

Leaders for the Future

The programme focuses on developing leadership skills, knowledge and mindsets, which participants can use immediately to increase their impact beyond the classroom. Participants will join an exciting national network of emerging leaders to learn and share together.

Starts:
22 March 2022
Format:
5 Modules Online Plus 5 Self-Study Modules
Fees:
£1350 (SSAT Members) & £1650 (Non Members)

Middle Leadership

Middle leaders have one of the most important and challenging roles in school. Among other things they juggle teaching and leading commitments, build teams, support whole school priorities, develop staff, manage resources and quality assure. This programme is uniquely designed to focus on these challenges by improving the confidence, competence and performance of middle leaders.

Starts:
24 March 2022
Format:
5 Modules Online Plus 5 Self-Study Modules
Fees:
£1350 (SSAT Members) & £1650 (Non Members)

Stepping Up to Senior Leadership

The Stepping Up to Senior Leadership programme equips new and aspiring senior leaders with the knowledge, skills and attributes to make the transition and positively impact the teams they lead.

Starts:
28 February 2022
Format:
5 Modules Online
Fees:
£1150 (SSAT Members) & £1380 (Non Members)

Principled Leadership

The Principled Leadership programme is for all school leaders committed to putting principles at the heart of leadership, to leading ethically and building strong, sustainable cultures.

Starts:
15 November 2021
Format:
7 Modules Online
Fees:
£955 (SSAT Members) & £1145 (Non Members)

Leading Outstanding Special Schools

This online program is designed to support special schools across all phases of education irrespective of Ofsted grading. Through engaging with four outstanding schools across the country you will have valuable time to reflect, discuss and share strategies for school improvement as well as consider excellent practice.

Starts:
24 November 2021
Format:
4 Sessions Online
Fees:
£1150 (SSAT Members) & £1380 (Non Members)

Executive Headteachers Programme

This programme is for current and aspiring executive headteachers seeking to develop their understanding of the role and learn from the experiences of others. There is no blueprint for executive headship, but the programme enables you to compare approaches and shape the principles and practices that align to your vision for school leadership.

Starts:
8 February 2022
Format:
4 Half Day Workshops Online
Fees:
£1695 (SSAT Members) & £2035 (Non Members)

Leadership Short Courses

No matter what point you are at in your career, you will always need to acquire, develop, strengthen, or update your skills. We offer a wide range of short programmes to meet your specific needs and help you on your lifelong learning journey. Join our virtual professional development short programs consisting of two twilight sessions (3:30-5:30pm) supported by intersessional activities and resources.

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Developing Your Leadership Approach

Join our virtual professional development short course consisting of two twilight sessions, supported by intersessional activities and resources.

In this short course you will consider your unique identity as a leader and explore how leadership approaches can be tailored to differing contexts.

Launch date:
Monday 10 January 2022

Cost:
SSAT members: £285
Non-members: £340

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Managing Conflict and Difficult Conversations

Join our virtual professional development short course consisting of two twilight sessions, supported by intersessional activities and resources.

This short course address one of most common concerns for leaders – how to manage conflict well and have difficult conversations boldly and sensitively.

Launch date:
Thursday 13 January 2022

Cost:
SSAT members: £285
Non-members: £340

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Culture – Why It Matters and How to Shape It

Join our virtual professional development short course consisting of two twilight sessions, supported by intersessional activities and resources.

In this short course we explore the importance of school culture and how we can intentionally grow more of the culture we desire.

Launch date:
Tuesday 1 February 2022

Cost:
SSAT members: £285
Non-members: £340

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Building a High Performing Team

Join our virtual professional development short course consisting of two twilight sessions, supported by intersessional activities and resources.

This short course explores the characteristics of high performing teams, drawing upon examples from education and beyond.

Launch date:
On request

Cost:
On request

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Leadership – The First 100 Days

Join our virtual professional development short course consisting of two twilight sessions, supported by intersessional activities and resources.

This short course focuses on how to make a strong start to a new role by exploring how you can plan effectively for the first 100 days in post.

Launch date:
On request

Cost:
On request

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Moral Leadership – What Does It Mean for School Leaders?

Join our virtual professional development short course consisting of two twilight sessions, supported by intersessional activities and resources.

This short course explores moral and ethical leadership principles and practices for school leaders. It includes reflection on moral tensions and approaches to resolving moral dilemmas.

Launch date:
On request

Cost:
On request

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Strategic Leadership

Join our virtual professional development short course consisting of two twilight sessions, supported by intersessional activities and resources.

This short course explores how our leadership can be more strategic and focused, to achieve more without working harder.

Launch date:
Thursday 13 January 2022

Cost:
SSAT members: £285
Non-members: £340

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Leading Change and Innovation

Join our virtual professional development short course consisting of two twilight sessions, supported by intersessional activities and resources.

This short course explores how we can successfully lead change and innovation. We consider the importance of the psychological aspects of change, change management models and implementation planning.

Launch date:
Tuesday 1 February 2022

Cost:
SSAT members: £285
Non-members: £340

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Developing Your Leadership Approach

Managing Conflict and Difficult Conversations

Culture – Why It Matters and How to Shape It

Building a High Performing Team

Leadership – The First 100 Days

Moral Leadership – What Does It Mean for School Leaders?

Strategic Leadership

Leading Change and Innovation

Deliver your own SSAT Certified Programmes

Choosing to become an SSAT delivery partner, has been an easy decision for many schools and MAT’s as they seek to develop their staff. Cost effective, flexible, fully supported and resourced training from SSAT, you can be confident that becoming a delivery partner will develop your staff and support school improvement.

We can offer inset training or design a programme to meet your needs, so if you would like bespoke leadership consultancy or training delivered direct to your staff, please contact us and we’d be happy to help.