Gaining accreditation involves a rigorous evaluation process. Individuals must meet all key areas of the Lead Practitioner framework of professional standards. The accreditation will allow your teachers to continue their development as leaders of learning, influencing others around them to embrace the same standards.
Applying for accreditation as a cohort provides more immediate outcomes for whole-school improvement, including:
Individual accreditation allows practitioners to be celebrated and recognised for their excellent practice in education. It supports professional development for the aspirant Lead Practitioner as well as those teachers and support staff they work with across their school.
Find out more about becoming an individual Lead Practitioner, or establishing a cohort of Lead Practitioners. The brochure also includes case studies explaining how the accreditation has an impact on whole-school improvement.
Razben Miah, Subject Leader of Computing, The Ongar Academy, sat with Ejike Agubor, Senior Relationship Manager to explain why she sought to complete the SSAT Lead Practitioner Accreditation, and the importance of having her practice recognised.
Melanie Davies, Senior Lead Practitioner, Newmarket Academy, shows how the lead practitioner role has helped to move her school from special measures to good, and to make increasingly valuable contributions to the MAT.
Lyndsey Morgan, lead practitioner for literacy, Drapers’ Academy, describes their successful approach, which involves colleagues and students as well as outsider expertise in decision making and implementation.