“Headteachers occupy an influential position in society and shape the teaching profession. They are lead professionals and significant role models within the community they serve. The values and ambitions of headteachers determine the achievements of schools. They are accountable for the education of current and future generations of pupils.”
National Standards of Excellence for Headteachers (DfE, 2015).
The role of the headteacher is broad, important and excitingly diverse. The first half of the term is over, with all of the many systems set up and the first governors’ meeting and parents’ evenings out of the way. The second half of the term runs up to the busy Christmas season, personally and professionally. Now is a good time to focus on wellbeing and working smarter.
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