Primary school headship

an analysis derived from an ethnographic case study ofone headteacher"s work.
  • 0.59 MB
  • 4241 Downloads
  • English
by
University of East Anglia , Norwich
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20717427M

Served as headteacher of a 7 to 18 school in Bedford for 10 years; she left headship in and has spent the years since then supporting educators and schools. I loved headship – it was the most joyful and rewarding of the seven jobs I had in schools over a year period, but 10 years in one school felt like enough for me.

Dollis Primary School. Cookie Notice. We use cookies to track usage and improve Primary school headship book website. Click here for more information.

I Understand. The portrait is matched to the contemporary literature and an hypothesis is formulated about primary headship and is then used to critique existing ideas about school leadership. The book also suggests ways of developing heads and school teachers.

The exercise of headship in the primary school has to take into account the professional orientations of the teachers within the school. The role of the primary school headteacher, like that of many other people in managerial and leadership positions, is a relatively ambiguous one.

The portrait is matched to the contemporary literature and an hypothesis is formulated about primary headship and is then used to critique existing ideas about school leadership. The book also suggests ways of developing heads and school : Taylor And Francis. By using evidence from interviews with primary headteachers, this book highlights the most serious problems experienced by primary heads.

The management of school finance and premises and relationships with a range of other people involved in the life and work of the school are shown to be recurring historical issues in primary : Gerald Dunning, Tony Elliott. Further reading on co-headship.

Evelyn Holdsworth and Nick Tildesley are co-heads of John Donne primary school in Peckham, south London. Author: Emily Drabble. The business of headship is full-on and, at times, gruelling. Successful school leaders are optimistic and resilient, remain calm in a crisis and are energetic and positive at all : Jeremy Sutcliffe.

Enchanted Headteachers: SUMMARY PRACTITIONER ENQUIRY REPORT Sustainability in primary school headship This report celebrates the achievements of primary school headteachers who have successfully led their schools suggestion in a book by Brighouse and Woods ().

Find & apply for the latest primary school leadership jobs on the Guardian Jobs website. To be notified of a job in primary school leadership be sure to sign up for email our schools section to discover more jobs within the education sector. This Introduction begins with an analysis of the construction of headship and of the professional development and training of headteachers in England and Wales over the past century, in order to provide a historical context in which the voices of the present-day headteachers in this book have been spoken, heard and shaped.

Target Audience: The NPQH is aimed at early years, primary, special and secondary colleagues who are, or are aspiring to become a headteacher with responsibility for leading across the school.

Facilitators: Outstanding senior leaders from the teaching school alliances [email protected] is a unique partnership of teaching school alliances in the wider Bristol area with a strong track record. The portrait is matched to the contemporary literature and an hypothesis is formulated about primary headship and is then used to critique existing ideas about school leadership.

The book also suggests ways of developing heads and school by:   Primary Heads contains lessons on leadership from a group of highly successful primary head teachers. The book starts with an overview of current thinking on good leadership practice and then takes the reader through the personal stories of 11 head teachers who have, sometimes in the face of extraordinary adversity, transformed their schools/5(16).

With the New Year now upon us – and with the traditional window for headteacher recruitment just beginning – some of you will be considering whether now is the time to take the leap and apply for a headship, or even your first leadership post prior to headship.

You should. School leadership is brilliant and despite what the doom-mongers across social media tell you, it’s the best job in.

Description Primary school headship PDF

This is both a study of leadership and a research methods text. It offers an analytical description of a primary headteacher at work over the course of one school year. Using a mix of participant-observation and interviews, the book provides a portrait of this head's approach to his work - his background, beliefs, the school as a context, what he.

I learnt this from the brilliant Simon Rowe, headteacher at Waycroft Primary school. A couple of weeks into my headship I asked him what I should tackle first. “Environment, then behaviour, then teaching.” was has unequivocal response.

I’ve yet to find a school in trouble that’s tidy and organised, so this is a good place to start. Management and headship in the primary school. [Derek Waters] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search.

Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. About was established in and is Ireland's largest school book shop.

is % Irish owned. was established to take the hassle out of buying school books and bring better value to parents. In primary schools, only around 15 per cent of the workforce is male, yet frequently they make it to headship, despite (because of?) the fact that, overwhelmingly, primary school teachers are female.

In fact, Lewis shows, some men have felt pressured to go in this direction or have felt it hard to fit in as a classroom teacher. The essentials of school leadership London: SAGE Publications Ltd doi: / Davies, Brent, ed. An inspiring and valuable book that school leaders should read.’ Subsequently she returned to primary headship in Nottinghamshire before taking up a post as Headteacher of Washingborough Foundation Primary School in.

This book about Primary Headship by Bill Laar () made a fascinating read for me at the start of my third year of headship, and still being early on in my professional learning and development journey.

Download Primary school headship EPUB

I found it particularly interesting to read the number of case studies of successful heads, who had thrived in their complex roles: journeys that were inspiring, strategic, driven and. “'School and System Leadership beautifully captures the contemporary primary school headship with all its warts and glory.

Succinct and comprehensive, Robinson knows the history, evolution and probable future of the role of the school and system leadership. Education in Malawi stresses academic preparation leading to access to secondary school and universities.

However, few students go on to high school or university. The dropout rate is also very high particularly among primary school pupils. Mrs Bailey on Standard for Headship: Kathryn MacKinnon Co on P7s at Benmore: Sue robertson on P7 at Benmore: Dawid Mlynarczyk on Pupils of the Week: Mrs Bailey on Congratulations Euan: Best boarding school on Tollcross Primary Halloween 🎃 chennai publicschool on Tollcross Primary Pupils of th Mrs Bailey on Brilliant Whole School.

EPISODE NOTES In this episode, Claire chats with Elizabeth Davison, Headteacher at Thornton Primary School in Bradford, about her journey through education and teaching, and the challenges of leading – Ouça o Liz Davison (Thornton Primary School): Headship in an Academy and the Effect of Budgets de The Teachers' Podcast instantaneamente no seu tablet, telefone ou.

On Friday 16th December, some members of the School Choir travelled to Edinburgh Airport to raise money for the school. The kids were very excited and had a great time singing to all the passengers walking by. Any money raised by the kids was matched by Edinburgh Airport so the GRAND TOTAL raised by Tollcross.

Primary headship in the s. Harlow: Longman in association with the National Association of Head Teachers, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ian Craig; Nicholas Bennett; National Association of Head Teachers (Great Britain).

Primary Books for all classes and subjects. Save on your school books order this year with Eason. Browse the widest range of Primary School Books in Ireland by subject or stock schoolbooks from Junior Infants through Sixth Class, including Bun Go Barr, Planet Maths, Alive O, Mathemagic, Reading Zone and Mental Maths.

For Secondary School books click here. Gender and Educational Management: Factors that contribute to persistent under-representation of women in Primary school headship in Masvingo Province in Zimbabwe [Chabaya, Owence] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Gender and Educational Management: Factors that contribute to persistent under-representation of women in Primary school headship in Masvingo Author: Owence Chabaya.

Southworth, G. () Primary School Leadership in Context." Leading Small, Medium and Large Sized Schools, London: Rout-ledgeFalmer.

Details Primary school headship FB2

Looking into Primary Headship.By using evidence from interviews with primary headteachers, this book highlights the most serious problems experienced by primary heads. The management of school finance and premises and relationships with a range of other people involved in the life and work of the school are shown to be recurring historical issues in primary headship.We think that leaving junior school is a pretty big deal, so we've created a yearbook package to help primary school leavers celebrate in style, without a huge price tag!

Our standard primary yearbook format is A5 landscape, soft back with perfect bound.