Leading from the Middle

Leading from the Middle

Designed for: Mid-level and aspiring mid-level leaders

Delivered by: Ewan McIntosh & Dr Jeremy Weinstein

At the intersection of student learning, parent expectations and senior leadership oversight? Don’t get caught in the middle!

One our most successful and appreciated courses, Leading from the Middle helps to build the capacity of both individual leaders and your school as a whole. Discover how to build the mindsets, skillsets and toolsets you need to become the best leader you can be – no matter where you work.

“One thing we’ve learned through working with over 1,000 schools around the world is that it’s hard to overstate the vital importance of effective mid-level leadership. In this course, Dr Jeremy Weinstein and I will share with you what we’ve learned over the years.”

Ewan McIntosh, NoTosh Founder & CEO

Cost

US $1497 p/person (AAIE, SCIS and Adolescent Success discount of 33% available)

Groups of five or more will receive a further 10% discount.

Time commitment

The course will run in three parts, for a total of 16 hours of online class time. The session is repeated each day and participants may switch back and forth between the sessions. Participants should expect to put in an additional 15 hours of offline work, before, during and between each part of the course.

Part 1 | 8–9am & 1–2pm GMT, 27 February–3 March 2023

Part 2 | 8–9am & 1–2pm GMT, 20–24 March 2023

Part 3 | 7–8am & 12noon–1pm GMT, 8–12 May 2023

Celebration & impact event | 8–9am GMT, 6 June 2023

Prework

No prework is required for this course

Part 1 | 8–9am & 1–2pm GMT, 27 February–3 March 2023
Build personal effectiveness
– the first step to becoming an effective leader, at any level, is to understand yourself, your leadership ambitions and your leadership style. In Part 1, we’ll support you to:

  • find your cause,
  • create your vision
  • begin to connect with the teams you are leading

Part 2 | 8–9am & 1–2pm GMT, 20–24 March 2023
Understand the big picture
– next you’ll learn how to align projects to the broader school strategy by:

  • refining your ideas and initiative
  • defining objectives and key results
  • recruiting for an idea
  • building momentum through agile methodologies

Part 3 | 7–8am & 12noon–1pm GMT, 8–12 May 2023
Build influence
– finally, we’ll coach you on:

  • working collaboratively with both senior leadership and staff
  • generating trust
  • building relationships
  • negotiating and handling difficult conversations

Celebration & impact event | 8–9am GMT, 6 June 2023

The course culminates in a celebration of the work you and your teams have done over the preceding weeks and an invitation to continue pushing your leadership development at your own ‘growth edge’.

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