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National Professional Qualification for Middle Leaders

National Professional Qualification for Middle Leaders

The Harris Federation Teaching School Alliance is the professional development centre for the Harris Federation. We provide high-quality training to schools and academies in and around London.

The Harris Federation Teaching School Alliance is the professional development centre for the Harris Federation. We provide high-quality training to schools and academies in and around London.

The NPQML is a qualification that provides national recognition of your leadership development and professional achievement as a middle leader. This is an in-depth programme available to all school phases, which enables you to operate more effectively in your current role (aspiring to become a middle leader). It also prepares you for the next stage in your career should you wish to undertake the National Professional Qualification for Senior Leaders (NPQSL).

You will study the programme over three school terms and must complete the assessment within 18 months of starting the programme.

The NPQML qualification consists of:

completion of two essential modules and one elective module engaging in 50 hours of blended learning activities, such as: work-based learning self-directed learning (online reading) support for learning (facilitators/line managers) coaching for improvement (mentors) learning with peers face-to-face learning structured reflection (critical review, evaluation and analysis) recorded reflections and identification of key learning (to focus on leadership development priorities and to demonstrate progress) blogs and WebEx successful completion of an assessed task.

The programme is led by experienced principals and delivered by expert facilitators with extensive experience in senior leadership and transformational change. 

Face-to-face training sessions will take place at one of our Academies or Alliance partner schools. Participants will have opportunities to tour the schools and Academies, experiencing the different settings and drawing on a range of best practice.

Visit our Teaching School website for more information on NPQML  www.harristeachingschool.com

If you are interested in joining the Harris Federation, contact our Central Recruitment Team on: Careers@harrisfederation.org.uk or call 020 8253 7777

 
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