Senior Leadership Team

A schools leadership team is often referred to as the SLT (Senior Leadership Team) or SMT (Senior Management Team). The SLT/SMT is the decision making body of the school and integral to a schools success and direction. They play a major role in the day-to-day running, as well as an overarching responsibility for the strategic vision of the school.

Clarus Education spend considerable time getting to know our client schools and working in partnership with the leadership team as well as school governors to make sure we are sourcing candidates of the ‘right fit’.

Working alongside a variety of senior leaders, as both clients and candidates provides our team a unique insight in to the depth of skills and strengths required to be an effective and successful member of the SLT/SMT.

We recruit for Senior Leadership/Management Team positions within all school environments across Primary, Secondary and Special Needs. Whether your strength in leadership is; Teaching & Learning, Assessment, Pastoral or Curriculum based, we will aim to find you your perfect position…A position which matches your expectations and requirements.

If you are unsure on your next career step or what role you want to play as part of a successful SLT, why not get in touch with our team today and discuss your options and career ambitions.

Senior Leadership Team positions

  • Head Teacher
  • Deputy Head Teacher
  • Assistant Head Teacher
  • School Business Manager / Bursar
  • Special Needs Coordinator (SENCo)
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Middle Management

Positions with additional responsibility

As a class teacher progresses through their career, additional responsibility is often taken on; whether it be school wide or departmental. These positions allow a class teacher to climb the ladder of career progression, possibly into Middle Management.

Depending on the size of school, a position with additional responsibility may come with a TLR payment (Teaching & Learning Responsibility). The weight of a TLR will depend on scale of responsibility given, which is often determined by the importance placed on the role itself, size of school, department or phase.

If you are looking to make the next step in your career, whether seeking a position of additional responsibility or Head of Department / Phase Leader; get in touch with our Team today.

Middle management with roles including:

  • Subject Coordinator / Leader
  • Key Stage Coordinator
  • Phase Leader
  • Head of Department
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If you are unsure of your next career move or what role you want to challenge yourself with next, why not register your interest for FREE today and speak with one of our AWESOME Team today.

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