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Leadership Development Programme

Are you looking for the next step in your career?  
Do you want to grow your career with Aldridge Education?

About our Leadership Development Programme

This course is designed as an opportunity to access expert career leadership coaching and development to further your career at Aldridge Education. With the second cohort of this course, we aim to support and promote a positive leadership culture across Aldridge, strengthen the talent management processes and help grow the number of people from under-represented groups in leadership roles. This course is open to leaders from both academic and operational backgrounds.

The structure of the course includes:

  • Six full day workshops (held at Aldridge @ Media City, Salford and Duke's Aldridge Academy, London)
  • Three mentoring opportunities with the Trust CEO
  • Support to organise bespoke leadership opportunities
  • Five guest speaker interactions

For cohort 1, the guest speakers we heard from included:

  • Jane Fletcher, CEO of Aldridge Education
  • Pamela Donnelly, Chief Executive of Colchester City Council
  • Emma Beatty, Operations Director at Oak National Academy
  • Emma Bond, Detective Chief Inspector at the MET Police
  • Richard Stott, Managing Director of The Kexgill Group

The course will launch in September 2024 and last a period of 18 months.

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This course is fully funded for participants from Aldridge Education.  For external participants, there is a cost of £1500pp.

Who should apply?

This course is aimed at participants who want to develop their career within Aldridge Education and are committed to knowing themselves and growing across the course.

 

The type of candidate we are looking for includes:

  • Those who are currently in an Assistant Principal or Vice-Principal role who are aspiring towards headship.
  • Experienced middle leaders who feel ready for more senior leadership responsibilities but have not yet had access to this opportunity.
  • Operational staff who aspire to develop their careers within their area of business.

Apply now 

This course is fully funded for participants from Aldridge Education.  For external participants, there is a cost of £1500pp.

More information

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  • APPLICATION DEADLINE

    9am on June 7th 2024
    Interviews will be held during June 2024.
    Further details will be shared with successful applicants on June 7th.

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