New and aspiring heads will find that this book covers the immediate basics, such as:
It will help you to see what’s important in your headship; what should be done; what MUST be done.
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
Written by authors who have been dealing with school management on a day-to-day basis for years, these books:
Succinct, short and accessible - each title in this series can be read in an afternoon, giving you time to get on with running the school!