NPQSL - Senior Leadership - Autumn 2020

National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership (NPQSL)

NPQSL is for individuals who are, or are aspiring to become, a senior leader with cross-school responsibilities e.g. an experienced middle leader, a deputy head teacher, or other senior staff

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

What are the benefits to the candidate?

  • Improve outcomes for pupils across the school
  • Increased awareness and understanding of self and of the behaviours needed to lead across a school
  • Time to reflect on leadership practice and ability to check learning and development needs
  • Increased capability and capacity to take on leadership across a school - having the skills, knowledge and understanding to do the job effectively

Delivery model:

  • Three face-to-face sessions over 12 months
  • Three facilitated online courses
  • 360 Leadership Diagnostic degree at the start and end
  • Online briefings providing support and guidance
  • School improvement project lasting at least two terms
  • Support from a nominated in-school mentor

What will it cost?

  • £1250 (this will be invoiced by Best Practice)
  • Scholarship funding available for diocese schools
  • Funding can be accessed via the apprenticeship levy

How do I apply?

Delivery partner Bury TSA (code BRY-TSA) by 24thJuly 2020.


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