Women into leadership programme 2019-20

Women into leadership programme 2019-20



The North Avon Teaching School Alliance has secured funding from the Leadership Equality and Diversity Fund to support women in primary, secondary and special schools in our area to progress with their careers. The ultimate aim is to increase the proportion of female Headteachers in the area.

Who is the course for?

The programme is targeted at senior leaders or very experienced middle leaders who have the potential to progress on to headship in the future.

There are 12 spaces on the programme each year.


What will the course involve?

Each participant will begin the programme with a Strength Scope 360 degree assessment and will receive one-to-one feedback at the end of November.

Participants will then take part in the following 3 days:


Day 1

5th December 2019

Leadership & me: intra-personal effectiveness

A full day covering: diversity of leadership; my purpose and guiding principles; confidence & resilience; making your application a success; career auditing& planning; coaching opportunities.

The day will also include lunch with Talking Heads.

Day 2

5th March 2020

Mock interview day

Participants will have a mock interview and written task to prepare participants for future applications. All interviews will be tailored appropriately for each participant.

Day 3

21st April 2020

Leaderships & others

A full day covering: managing work and home; key responsibilities of headship, accountability and dealing with the pressure; key responsibilities of leadership & leading high performance; authentic leadership & finding a voice; relationship management & influencing.

The day will also include lunch with Talking Heads.


All participants will also receive two one-to-one coaching and support sessions.

The programme will culminate in a twilight Women’s Network event on 9th June 2020.



How do I apply?


Please complete and submit an application form which can be found on this site or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The deadline for applications is Monday 14th October 2019. Please send completed applications via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Please contact Victoria Boynton if you have queries about the programme.



Event Properties

Event Date 05-12-2019 8:30 am
Event End Date 05-12-2019 4:15 pm
Registration Start Date 01-09-2019
Available places 12
Cut off date 14-10-2019 11:00 pm
Individual Price Free
Winterbourne Academy
17 High St, Winterbourne, Bristol BS36, UK
Winterbourne Academy
Attachment Women into Leadership Programme application form.docx
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