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Delegate like a pro

Tips to develop your delegation skills

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As a class teacher, you have personal responsibility for everything that happens in your classroom, so making the transition to being a middle leader, who has to delegate tasks to others, can be tough. Here’s how to develop your delegation skills.

1. Play to your team’s strengths

Identify the talents of each individual in your team and exploit these shamelessly. If, for example, you have an Excel whizz in your department, make them responsible for setting up your tracking sheets.

2. Make your expectations clear

Be clear about what you are delegating, what you are expecting to see and when. ...

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