Leadership programmes

SSAT Leadership Programmes

Principled, Inspirational and Sustainable Leadership

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.

Online leadership programmes – Launching September 2021

Leaders for the Future - Fast-Track

Middle Leaders - Fast-Track

Stepping Up To Senior Leadership - Fast-Track

Aspirant Headteachers

New Headteachers

Executive Headteachers

Principled Leadership


SSAT short courses – virtual CPD

SSAT are launching a new series of virtual short courses for teachers and leaders.

Join our virtual professional development short courses consisting of two twilight sessions (3.30-5.30pm) supported by intersessional activities and resources.

No travel, no cover costs – just great CPD

Developing Your Leadership Approach

Managing Conflict and Difficult Conversations

Culture - Why It Matters and How to Shape It

Building a High Performing Team

Developing a Coaching Approach

Application and Interview Support

Strategic Leadership

Leading Change and Innovation

Moral Leadership – What Does It Mean for School Leaders?

Leadership – The First 100 Days

All of these programmes can be delivered on-demand, contact us for more information.


Deliver your own SSAT certificated leadership 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.

Leaders for the future

Middle leadership

Stepping up to senior leadership

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.