Coaching Support for Schools

Coaching is a powerful approach to professional development which leaders can use to help empower themselves and those around them. A learning technique widely used by some of the world's most successful leaders, it is designed to help ambitious achievers meet challenges with self-awareness and positivity.

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"Without question, the coaching I have recieved during my time as a leader has led to the most powerful learning and reflection I have ever experienced."

School Leader, 2021

About our coaching offer

The power of Coaching

Coaching is a powerful approach to professional development which leaders can use to help empower themselves and those around them. A learning technique widely used by some of the world’s most successful leaders, it is designed to help ambitious achievers meet challenges with self-awareness and positivity. Creating the opportunity to explore the issues and goals that matter to you and giving the space you need to formulate strategy and plans that you can successfully action. An effective coach will give you the support you need to move forward in your goals.

Coaching can be accessed by either an individual or team. Coaching enables time to reflect on beliefs, leadership approaches and helps them to consider pathways to success.

 

At Inspiring Leaders we have several of qualified coaches who can support schools or MATs develop their own approach to coaching. If you would like to find out more about how we can support you to develop a bespoke coaching approach in your school then please get in touch and we will set up a meeting to see how we can best support you.

In order to support you in considering the right approach for your school’s coaching plan, we have created three options as a starting point which might be helpful.

In order to support you in considering the right approach for your school’s coaching plan, we have created three options as a starting point which might be helpful.

– Individual Coaching

– Small Team Coaching

– Whole School Approaches

Options for schools

Individual Coaching Support
Inspiring Leaders offer one-to-one coaching support. Your Coach willobjectively and confidentially help you to tackle challenging and sensitiveissues and consider exciting future possibilities to positively impact yourpriorities.

You will benefit from dedicated time with an experienced Coach who willquickly build a strong rapport with you.

Inspiring Leaders one-to-one coaching is available for those in any leadershiprole across any sector. It can be provided both online or face to face at timesconvenient to you.

Approach A – £1000 + VAT

Your school will receive five sessions lasting approximately 90 minutes each.Ideally, this will take place on a half-termly basis but this can be flexible to suitthe needs of the school. This approach will include 3 sessions on coachingskills and pedagogical models, as well as 2 targeted review sessions to supportspecific staff in overcoming any barriers they may face.

1. Introduction to coaching skills

– The power and potential impact of using coaching skills
– Initial pedagogical models and practice in action.
– Establishing coaching trios with practical guidance for success.

Review Session 1

A review of the coaching trios including specific advice on how to get thebest from the approaches being used and overcoming barriers.

 2. Revisiting the process of coaching

The identification of success and the sharing of best practice across the school. Considering furtherpedagogical models. Deepening understanding and use of coaching skills.

Review Session 2

A deeper review of the coaching trios including discussions around theimpact this deliberate action this is having upon individual and schoolperformance.

 3. Evaluating the impact and implementation of coaching

Agreeing next steps of enhancing practice and sustaining approaches in the year to come.

Approach B – £700 + VAT

Your school will receive three sessions lasting approximately 90 minutes each. Ideally, this will take placeon a half termly basis but this can be flexible to suit the needs of the school. This approach will include 3sessions on coaching skills and pedagogical models. We will provide school leaders with some structuredadvice on how to review the impact of this work.

1. Introduction to coaching skills
The power and potential impact of using coaching skills. Initial Pedagogical models and practice in action.
Establishing coaching trios with practical guidance for success.


2. Revisiting the process of coaching
The identification of success and the sharing of best practice across the school. Considering further pedagogical models. Deepening understanding and use of coaching skills.


3. Evaluating the impact and implementation of coaching
Agreeing next steps of enhancing practice and sustaining approaches in the year to come.

Review Sessions

Review sessions will need to be conducted by the school. We recommend thatyou review your coaching trios and build an understanding of the barriers that staff are facing. Inspiring Leaders will provide guidance on how to conduct this.

Approach C

The school will receive one session lasting approximately 90 minutes. Schools can request for this session to be done at a time that best suits you. This session will focus on an introduction to coaching skills and basic pedagogical models. Any further support can be requested on a flexible basis.

1. Introduction to coaching session
– The power and potential impact of using coaching skills
– Initial pedagogical models and practice in action.
– Setting staff up into coach trios with practical guidance for success.

Get in touch

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