Middle leaders are the powerhouse of school improvement, critical to the school’s success and to the progress of the pupils. Finding a way to meet the demands of team leadership, teaching and also accountability to senior leadership, while maintaining a healthy work-life balance, is crucial to success.
This unit provides tools and techniques that enable leaders to be more productive and to maintain a healthy work-life balance – and still get the work done.
Aims and outcomes
- Be more productive with your time.
- Manage distractions, such as emails and meetings, better.
- Get better at prioritising and deciding where to focus your energies for maximum benefit to the team and pupils.
- Find ways to relax and de-stress.
Step 1: Defining productivity
Step 2: Time wasting
Step 3: Planning for priority tasks
Step 4: Delegating tasks
Step 5: Managing your workload
Step 6: Dealing with stress
End of Unit 3 quiz