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Becoming a Brilliant Line Manager

Thu, 7 Mar 2024

Virtual, Online

This masterclass is about how to take the people you’ve got, no matter their strengths, weaknesses or challenges, and mould them into a brilliant team who together take your school or department to a new level. Whether or not your team performs is down to you – not them!
You can be a brilliant line manager! This masterclass will destroy the myth of the ‘natural leader’ and provide the tools and knowledge you need to learn what makes people tick, how to motivate them and how to make them into a dynamic team that transforms the outcomes of your students.

According to Gallup, 75% of people leave their job because of their direct line manager! In education we have a retention crisis… 40% of teachers plan to leave the profession in the next five years. That means that 30% of teachers leaving are doing so because of their line manager! If we, as leaders, are the cause of this attrition then we can also be the solution!

Great leadership leads to:

  • Improved retention, teaching and attendance thereby leading to… 

  • Reduced recruitment costs, absenteeism and cover costs, effecting…

  • Improved student behaviour, attendance and outcomes!

  • All school improvement starts here!

You will learn:

  • The 5 Things your Staff Need in Order to Thrive 

  • The Teachers’ Dozen - creating a culture for productivity

  • Secrets of Effective Motivation - how to get your team to go the extra mile

  • Controlling vs Enabling Leadership - how to do less but achieve more!

  • Working with People who do Things Differently -managing different kinds of teachers effectively

  • The Wheel of Leadership - maintaining & modelling balance as a leader 

  • The One Thing your Team Needs Most

  • Managing Your Emotions as a Leader and Managing the Emotions of Those you Lead!

  • Resolving Conflict and Addressing Underperformance -tools and tips

  • Effective Accountability Without the Anxiety - ensuring high standards without demoralising your team.

Middle leaders, senior leaders, those aspiring to leadership, Headteachers

Peter is an experienced public speaker, teacher, trainer and author of Love Teaching Keep Teaching. He has a wealth of experience of leadership, personal development and education. Peter founded Beyond This to work with schools in equipping students for the adventure of life and work and helping leaders and teachers to develop the strategies and momentum to transform education and grow ground-breaking schools. 

Peter has worked in education for over 25 years and has particular experience in effecting change at a whole school level through addressing systems and mindsets that stifle progress. As a youth leader, teacher, middle leader, senior leader and coach he has expertise and hands-on experience in drawing the best out of people within the challenging context of education. 

Peter is accredited with the GC Index, a ground-breaking assessment tool that enables people to find and make their best impact. Peter has led two schools to achieve the Unicef Rights Respecting School Award. His Free & Equal? national human rights conferences for secondary and sixth form students have reached tens of thousands. He now speaks and runs workshops for students and staff around the country inspiring change.

Facilitated by:

Peter Radford

Education Consultant
Beyond This

In-house Training

This course can be held at your organisation for up 25 delegates, we can tailor the content to suit your organisation and CPD needs of your staff. Led by experienced and highly rated trainers, in-house training works out cost-effective for groups and saves travel time.

Contact katym@hc-uk.org.uk with your requirements for further information and a quote.

In-house Training

Fee Options

Virtual NHS, Schools, Care and Public Sector



Virtual Commercial organisations



(Prices in brackets include VAT)


Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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