Become an SSAT approved licensed delivery partner
With a very real crisis of leadership looming, it is essential that the next generation of leaders are identified, retained and developed. These emerging leaders are at the heart of successful, sustainable schools.
Indeed the success of much innovation and renewal relies on teachers leading on small projects that require them to influence colleagues over whom they may not have any formal mechanism to manage. The teachers who are keen to take on these roles are often talent spotted by senior leaders for future leadership roles. For these high potential teachers, their first formal leadership role is often one for which they are under-prepared and a very steep learning curve.
This programme is aimed at teachers with leadership potential who are in the early stages of their career. The focus is on developing leadership skills, knowledge and mind-sets, which can be used immediately to increase their impact beyond their own classroom through influencing others and working on wider projects.
Leaders for the Future content and materials
There are five course modules. Each module is designed as a two hour training session and is ideally delivered as a twilight or modules can be combined over a half/full day. Modules are fully resourced and come with PowerPoint presentations, trainer notes and materials. The module content is not intended as a one size fits all approach and SSAT recognise that no ‘off the shelf’ package will completely meet a school’s needs. We encourage license holders to tailor materials in a way that suits their context and schools may choose to select, adapt and add to the content as most appropriate.
- Leading yourself
- Leading for impact
- Leading and influencing others
- Leading yourself for the long term
- Leading through coaching and mentoring
A detailed list of the module content can be viewed here
Leaders for the Future provides cost effective CPD and the opportunity for income generation
The five modules available within the programme can be delivered as cost-effective CPD to your own staff and/or be marketed commercially to other schools to provide a source of income generation for the school.
Licensing of the Leaders for the Future is open schools rated by Ofsted as good or outstanding. License applications will be considered on their merits and based on geographical coverage.
Training can be delivered to group sizes of up to twenty participants
National accreditation from SSAT and route to Masters through University of Nottingham
All modules will be accredited by SSAT and delegates will receive a certificate for modules completed.
SSAT leadership programmes offer routes to achieving Masters Accreditation through a 30 CAT points exemption from University of Nottingham course modules. This is applicable for participants completing all five course modules and also SSAT Lead Practitioner Accreditation. Delegates pursuing this route will be expected to complete a school improvement impact study, this can be used as evidence towards Lead Practitioner Status.
SSAT has invested many years of experience and knowledge in to developing the modules and accreditation. The materials provided to support the programme including any case studies are solely for the use of those trainers licensed to deliver the Leaders for the Future programme. All materials remain the intellectual property of SSAT and are protected by these rights.
The license agreement and duration
The Leaders for the Future programme is licenced to schools on an annual renewal basis.
Licences for the next cohort that launches on 22 March 2017 will run from 1 April 2017 – 31 March 2018. Any school delivering modules within this period must hold a license. Schools will retain their status as a Leaders for the Future licence holder, subject to the school or academy continuing to meet the evaluation, quality assurance criteria and payment of the annual fee. Robust systems will be in place to ensure consistency of high quality training. You can view the licence agreement here.
A robust quality assurance system will ensure the high status of Leaders for the Future amongst schools nationally and provide validation of training standards for SSAT and its partners. Quality is assured through (but not limited to); a policy of continuous improvement, selection of license holders and trainers, train the trainer events, ongoing evaluation and moderation. SSAT reserves the right to terminate the license if expected standards or agreed terms are not being met.
Costs: £1,250 (+VAT) annual license + £200 per module delivered for member schools.
Costs: £1,875 (+VAT) annual license + £300 per module delivered for non-member schools.
The cost includes one day training for two delegates and the delivery of the minimum five modules.
As part of the license agreement, all licenced partners are expected to deliver a minimum of five modules over the course of the year and will be billed in advance for this on 1 April 2017. Licensed partners are required to inform SSAT of any planned additional delivery.
For more information on becoming an SSAT approved licensed delivery partner please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively if you would like an approved SSAT consultant to deliver a bespoke course directly to your school please email email@example.com