Leaders in Education

National Leaders of Education (NLEs) are outstanding headteachers or principals who, together with the staff in their schools (designated National Support Schools (NSS)), use their skills and experience to support schools in challenging circumstances. In addition to leading their own schools, NLEs work to increase the leadership capacity of other schools to help raise standards.

LLEs are successful Headteachers who, in addition to leading their own schools, work alongside other Heads and leaders to raise attainment and build capacity to ensure that improvements can be sustained. LLEs can be deployed in a variety of ways and each deployment can be tailored to suit the needs of the school receiving support. LLEs also act as professional partners, providing bespoke support to school leaders.

Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs) are outstanding middle and senior leaders who have the skills to support individuals or teams in similar positions in other schools. They understand what outstanding leadership practice in their area of expertise looks like and are skilled in helping other leaders to achieve it in their own context. The SLE role was created to help raise standards and improve the quality of school leadership through school-to-school support and peer-to-peer learning. This new designation recognises the important role that senior and middle leaders play in improving schools and outcomes for children.

If you would like to speak to us about the NLE, LLE or SLE support the i2i Teaching School Alliance can offer, please contact Mrs. Maria Murray Business Manager: businessmanager@ourladysbishopeton.com