School To School Support

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Hatton Teaching School Alliance
Hatton Teaching School Alliance

School to school support allows schools to share knowledge, practice and ideas leading to a sustainable support system for education.

As a Teaching School Alliance we are able to draw on the skills and experience of all staff within our Alliance, allowing schools to benefit from a range of skills and experience.

Specialist Leaders of Education (SLE)

SLEs are experienced school leaders who pass on their enhanced skills and knowledge to other schools, supporting with targeted areas to improve results.

The role offers personal development opportunities for experienced leaders and the increased skills the leader will gain will also help with succession planning, giving high quality leaders, with experience of working beyond their own settings.

We have a number of experienced Specialist Leaders of Education who are already trained and are available to provide targeted support in schools. If your school has a specific area for development and you would like to find out how using an SLE could benefit your school please call or email us for more information and costs.

Thinking of becoming an SLE?

This interesting and varied role would give you the satisfaction of helping to develop middle and senior leaders in targeted schools, whilst developing your own skills and experience further. We will expect you to be an experienced leader, however, we will give you specific support and training to cover the role of the SLE.

The flexible support given to schools could be a short-term intervention over atwo days, or depending on the needs of the school, it could be a longer support role. This commitment means that you will need the support of your Headteacher. After the deployment, the impact that the leadership support has had on the outcomes for children and young people will be measured against targets agreed during initial meetings.


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How to Apply

During our next recruitment window we will be looking for leaders who have:

– Minimum 2 years proven track record in school improvement

– Excellent Interpersonal Skills

– Coaching skills

– Headteacher support/approval

– Passion for improving the quality of Learning and Teaching through effective leadership

For more information and to register your interest in becoming an SLE, please contact Claire Bishop on 

National Leaders of Education (NLE)

National Leaders of Education (NLE) are outstanding headteachers who use their skills and experience to support schools in challenging circumstances. They work to increase the leadership capacity of other school to raise standards.

NLEs are deployed to schools in the most challenging of circumstances, the support can range from a full-time acting or executive headteacher to consultancy.

Please contact us for more details on the support available, and for details of costs.

For more information and an application form, please contact

Local Leaders of Education (LLE)

Local Leaders of Education (LLE) are successful headteachers who work alongside other heads to raise attainment and build capacity to ensure that improvements can be sustained.

The deployment and support offered by an LLE will generally work half a day or a day per week with a partner school, followed by a further 20-30 hours over 2 years in support of a new headteacher.

Please contact us for more details on the support available, and for details of costs.