Inside this book are case studies of cutting edge best practice from inspirational heads and school leaders doing excellent work in schools. They all illustrate how the role, and style, of school leadership is changing.
By looking at what attracts teachers to leadership roles, and how they use their power, this book examines innovative leadership in action. The authors look at the characteristics of innovative school leaders, and reflect on how these people work. An appetite for challenge, a desire for a sense of well-being for all those involved in the school and its development and an ability to flex their style of leadership all emerge as core factors in their success.
Topics covered include:
- The changing role of school leaders
- Leading inclusive environments
- The power of innovative leadership
- Identifying the challenges ahead
The perfect read for anyone wanting to make a difference to their school or setting, this book will show you how it is done.
Chapter 1: The Attraction of Leadership
The Attraction of Leadership
The Changing Nature of School Leadership
There is no doubt that demands on head teachers have increased steadily over the last two decades ...