Developing Outstanding Subject and Middle Leaders

How do you raise the profile of your subject, phase or area of leadership to ensure others support you in achieving school goals? This course will empower you to overcome the challenges you face as a middle leader and enjoy success in your role.

  • Develop your own leadership style and aspirations
  • Clarify your vision and drive your subject or phase forward
  • Proven strategies to suit your subject or area of leadership
  • Network and share experiences with other middle leaders
Explore course dates and locations
1 day
£299 + VAT
9:15 - 15.30

About this course

This one-day CPD course has been specifically created for subject and middle leaders across EYFS,  KS1 or KS2. It will introduce you to a range of effective strategies, approaches and knowledge that will help you to excel in this important role.

The course objectives include the following:

  • To understand the key roles, responsibilities and accountabilities of middle leaders and relate these to the latest frameworks and teaching standards
  • To explore how to monitoring can be carried out in the most effective way e.g. planning scrutiny, work sampling, learning walks, pupil interviews and lesson observations
  • To be able to carry out a skills audit, needs analysis and prepare/monitor a budget for your subject or team/phase
  • To know how to complete a section for a School’s Improvement Plan, for your subject or team/phase
  • To consider how to create an effective action plan that will drive progress in your subject or phase and take the first steps to achieving this
  • To practise providing constructive feedback and explore how to motivate and inspire those around you
  • To be prepared to present progress effectively to your Head, Governors and Ofsted/ISI

This outstanding CPD course will prepare you with the knowledge, tools and approaches to support effective learning across your subject or phase.


  • Subject Leaders, Phase Leaders, Middle Leaders
  • Teachers with aspirations towards subject or middle leadership
  • EYFS, KS1 & KS2


The course focussed my attention and allowed me to better understand the purpose of middle leaders and how I can be more effective in my role.”
Hannah Scothern, Maths Leader, Nene Valley Primary School

“A fantastic way to discover your own leadership skills and qualities and how to use them. Also, I now have the tools to use these skills straight away.”
Toni Reid-Arnold, Subject Leader, Lambeth Academy, London

"A great experience that laid out the expectations of middle leadership, clearly, with points on how to improve in your subject or school."
David Robinson, PE/Sport Lead, Captain Cook Primary School, Cleveland


At TT Education we aim to provide you with the outstanding training experience you deserve, from the fantastic resources you receive to the beautiful venues we hold our training in. For this reason we choose only the best venues with lunch and refreshments will be included.

Please note that the exact venues used in each town or city are subject to change. We will send a Welcome Email approximately 7 days before the date of the course, confirming the venue.

13 February 2020
Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA
    28 February 2020
    Harrison College, Barclay Court, Heavens Walk, DONCASTER, DN4 5HZ
      04 March 2020
      Birmingham Marriott Hotel , 12 Hagley Road, BIRMINGHAM, B16 8SJ
        21 April 2020
        Sprowston Manor, Wroxham Road, NORWICH, NR7 8RP
          22 April 2020
          The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ
            23 April 2020
            TT Education (Training Suite), The Yellow House, A1, Knowledge Gateway, COLCHESTER, CO4 3ZL
              30 April 2020
              Liverpool Marriott Hotel, Liverpool Marriott Hotel City Centre, LIVERPOOL, L1 1RH
                MILTON KEYNES
                19 May 2020
                Holiday Inn Milton Keynes, 500 Saxton Gate, MILTON KEYNES, MK9 2HQ
                  21 May 2020
                  Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Worsley Park, MANCHESTER, M28 2QT
                    10 June 2020
                    Birmingham Marriott Hotel , 12 Hagley Road, BIRMINGHAM, B16 8SJ
                      24 June 2020
                      Aztec Hotel And Spa, Aztec West, BRISTOL, BS32 4TS
                        26 June 2020
                        Beamish Hall Hotel , Beamish, DURHAM/NEWCASTLE, DH9 0YB
                          08 July 2020
                          Jury's Inn, Station Street, NOTTINGHAM, NG2 3BJ
                            08 July 2020
                            Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA

                              This course as an INSET Day

                              Our in-service training provides exciting and dynamic ways to inspire, challenge and develop your staff, whether they are Teaching Assistants, Teachers or Senior Leadership.

                              Your first point of contact would be with our Head Office team, who will identify your needs and priorities and ensure that the accompanying training materials we provide are of the very best quality.

                              Like to run this INSET DAY in your school?

                              Send us an enquiry and we will get in touch to talk about your school's requirements.

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