Middle Leadership

National Professional Qualification for Middle Leaders (NPQML)

NPQML is for individuals who are, or are aspiring to become, a middle leader with responsibility for leading a team e.g. a key stage leader, a subject leader, or a head of department.

What does the qualification offer?

  • Access to outstanding leadership development training.

  • National qualification designed by school leaders for school leaders.

  • A flexible, modular structure that combines core modules with the freedom to specialise and to develop candidate’s own professional areas.

How will the programme be delivered?

  • Each module consists of workplace learning and practice activities, face-to-face workshops and online learning

  • The programme will run over a period over a period of 12 months, beginning in September 2018

  • Delivery of face-to-face sessions will be in Bury schools and facilitated by a Primary and Secondary senior leader

  • Through a purpose built virtual learning environment enabled for mobiles and tablets

Delivery Model:

  • Three face-to-face training sessions spread over 12 months

  • Four facilitated online short courses

  • Two 360 degree Leadership Diagnostic Reports

  • One assessed task on a school improvement priority

  • Support from a nominated in-school mentor

November 2018 Update:

Although registrations have closed for Autumn 2018, should you wish to register your interest please contact Bury Teaching Schools Alliance on 0161 766 1597 (option 4) or BTSA@bury.gov.uk