What is a Specialist Leader of Education (SLE)

Specialist Leaders of Education are experienced middle or senior leaders who support leaders in other schools. Areas of focus for specialisms must be linked to Ofsted Inspection criteria of;

Leadership and Management Academies and academy transition; assessment; leadership of continuing professional development; school business management and financial management; leadership of curriculum.
Pupil Achievement Art; closing the gap; drama; design and technology; early years; English; geography; history; information and communication technology; maths; modern foreign languages; music; phonics; physical education; personal, social and health education; religious education; science; special educational needs; support for the most able pupils
Quality of Teaching Initial teacher training and newly qualified teacher development.
Behaviour and Safety Behaviour and discipline; attendance

For more information please see NCTL SLE guide for applicants. Our Partnership is currently building a bank of SLEs. Please contact us if you would like to discuss this further.