West Essex TSA

SLEs - now recruiting

What is an SLE?

 SLEs are outstanding middle and senior leaders with at least 2 years’ leadership experience in a particular specialism. Their role is to support individuals or teams in a similar position in other schools.  They help others achieve outstanding leadership in their area of specialism.

 Deployment varies from a series of half days, to a number of intensive days, to a longer term programme.  It may involve visiting or hosting the client school.  SLEs must have their Head Teacher’s endorsement for providing school-to-school support.

This role is suitable for teachers who want to:

  • have more opportunities to work independently, be creative and try out new ideas
  • develop coaching and facilitation skills
  • access opportunities to network with peers
  • gain experience of different school environments
  • learn from ideas and approaches used in other schools
  • develop skills and knowledge to improve own practice
  • help other teachers to improve
  • have a positive impact on outcomes for children

How to apply:

application guidance

SLE application form

2nd referee forms

  • For more information about the application process, contact: angela.cass@efspt.org
  • Ask your Head Teacher to endorse your application and check that he/she is willing to support your work outside of school and pay for the compulsory Core Training
  • Fill in the application form, contact your referees, request references and send it all back to angela.cass@efspt.org  by midday, Monday 18th October 2020.

If you are successful at this stage you will be invited to an assessment day which will consist of:

  • A presentation
  • Formal interview questions

The closing date and time for applications is 18th October 2020, noon.

The assessment days will take place online on 10th and 13th November 2020.