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Are you ready to step up to SLT?

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Middle leaders, are you confident in your teaching ability? Tick. Happy leading and helping others? Tick. Ready for a pay rise? BIG tick. Perhaps, then, it’s time to take the next step: one that fills you with equal dread and excitement. The step towards – drum roll, please – being a member of the senior leadership team. But how do you know when it’s the right time? That’s what English lead Adam Riches is asking himself this week. He weighs up the factors:


Every time you feel like you’ve seen it all, something else happens. Maybe you need more time on the ground before moving up.


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