Our ambition is that every child in Medway enjoys an Outstanding Education

Aspiring to Middle Leadership

Aimed at aspiring middle leaders or those new to middle leadership, this programme is delivered by current school leaders across the MTSA with sessions exploring the skills and knowledge required to be a successful middle leader.

The programme can act as an effective precursor to NPQML. The last session will be a celebration event where each delegate will have the opportunity to share their school based leadership project.

Cost: £50 per delegate

Sessions (4:00pm to 5:30pm):

  • Wednesday 20th September - Welcome, Vision and Moral Purpose – Thomas Aveling
  • Wednesday 11th October - Effective Use of Data – Robert Napier
  • Wednesday 17th January - Building Positive Relationships – Greenacre School
  • Wednesday 31st January - Leadership Styles – SJWMS
  • Wednesday 21st March - Monitoring and Evaluation – Hundred of Hoo
  • Wednesday 13th June - Overcoming Barriers to Learning – Bradfields
  • Wednesday 27th June - ‘My Leadership Outcomes’ celebration / certification – The Howard

To book a place on this course please click the link below or email info@mtsa.co.uk

Specific Course Requirements

  • Meet with a school based coach at least once in-between each session
  • Attendance at each session unless in exceptional circumstances*
  • Complete an evaluation of each session attended
  • Completion of a school-based leadership project within given deadlines that demonstrates an impact on pupil outcomes

*In exceptional circumstances, non-attendance must be agreed with school based mentor and communicated to the MTSA via email prior to the start of the course.


the_mtsa - September 19
Thank you Thomas Aveling School for hosting our Aspiring Middle Leaders Programme Welcome & Vision session this evening. 30+ Middle Leaders registered to attend from & others.
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the_mtsa - September 19
Thank you for hosting our NQT Programme Welcome and Behaviour session this evening. 60+ NQTs registered to attend from & others. Have a great session!
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the_mtsa - September 17
Great to see our new Cohort of School Direct Trainees at their first professional study session.
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What does working at greater depth look like? How do we give students the opportunities to demonstrate? Come join our Greater Depth workgroup. Its free! https://t.co/7tSHhxceet https://t.co/Y6YCZv2E5J
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Thanks to and the Y3 children who participated in the maths lesson which prompted so much discussion. And in front of nearly 150 teachers and Headteachers https://t.co/ClDkykgkgg
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the_mtsa - September 12
Welcome to the start of the new academic year. Please take the time to read our Term 1 News Bulletin https://t.co/VmCf5qAUAr which includes details of 2018/19 CPD opportunities.
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the_mtsa - July 16
Welcome to our 2018 School Direct Cohort - induction day has begun. https://t.co/pUDpGQTkvr
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