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1st Edition

Making your Way in Headship

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ISBN 9781843124351
Published October 29, 2007 by David Fulton Publishers
104 Pages

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Book Description

New and aspiring heads will find that this book covers the immediate basics, such as:

  • What do you really need to know about the school?
  • How should you present yourself as a headteacher
  • How to manage people
  • Prioritising, time management and stress management.

It will help you to see what’s important in your headship; what should be done; what MUST be done.

Table of Contents

Introduction.  Prologue. The Big One  1. What’s the Head there for?  2. Dealing with Distractions  3. Wading Through Treacle – More Distractions  4. Delegation  5. Taking Stock  6. Where are You now? And Where are you Going?  7. The Legacy  8. Resistance to Change  9. Monitoring  10. Supporting and Developing Staff  11. ICT  12. To Teach or Not to Teach  13. Money  14. Relationships with Parents  15. Relationships with Governors  16. Adopting and Enjoying the Role  17. The Support of Colleagues and the Kindness of Friends.  Epilogue: Random Point Winners

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Gerald Haigh was a teacher for thirty years, eleven of them as a primary head. For most of that time, continuing to the present day, he has also been a writer on education, contributing articles to the Times Educational Supplement, The Guardian and various other newsletters and education websites.

Anne Perry is Head of St. Giles Junior School in Warwickshire.