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The Co-curricular Assistant Head in Independent Schools

with Rick Sellers

The Co-Curricular Assistant Head in Independent Schools

This is a new seminar, is intended to support newly appointed Co-Curricular Deputy or Assistant Heads – or those aspiring to these positions.  These are relatively new roles in schools, and priorities and operating processes are often not yet firmly established.  The course will look at the aims of the position, and the methods by which these can be pursued, and quality controlled,  across the whole school.  Frequently encountered frustrations and challenges will also be considered, along the various communication mechanisms and people management skills that are crucial to success.

  •  What is the role of the head of Co Curricular activity?
  • Leading the programme; administering the details
  •    What does a successful programme look like?
  •   Encouraging pupil involvement
  • Stimulating high performance
  •    Balancing the offer: what must, might and may be offered
  •     Recruiting staff to the programme; closing the fairness gap
  •   Managing the key staff
  •  Working with parents to make it all work
  •   Establishing priorities and refereeing the clashes
  •  Communicating the offer

Prices

1 place £185 2 places £309 4 places £499

Seminar runs 10.00am – 3.30pm. Price includes lunch, refreshments and notes. Excludes VAT.

Presenter(s)

Rick Sellers
Rick Sellers

Rick Sellers is a Loughborough graduate who taught in independent schools for 39 years, including 30 years at Bristol Grammar School. A former Director of Sport, his final role was Assistant Head in charge of Co-Curricular provision and Parental Engagement.  He has always been a passionate advocate of the educational value of co-curricular activities, and was one of the country’s earliest holders of this role.

 

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