Assistant Headteachers/Assistant Principals

"I originally stayed as part of a teaching union when I first joined SLT but quickly changed when I saw the support that colleagues were getting from ASCL. Everything is so much more relevant to my leadership role - and most importantly they completely understand my job and the issues I'm facing." Assistant Headteacher, North West

Moving to a senior leadership role presents many challenges and you'll undoubtly have lots of questions about establishing yourself as a member of the senior team whilst securing strong relationships with other members of staff, students/pupils and parents.

We are here to help with information and advice on strategic leadership of specific areas that you may be taking responsibility for such as curriculum or accountability as well as broader leadership issues such as governance and funding.

If you want to check facts before a meeting or help understanding an area of school/college leadership that is new to you, we are here to help.

You may find that many of your colleagues within the leadership team are already members of ASCL, however in the unlikely event that there is conflict between colleagues who are members, you can be assured that each member will receive independent advice and support which is in their best interest.

We provide confidential advice to help you as a new SLT member. Questions that you may not want to ask colleagues can be answered by our Hotline Team, all highly experienced former school leaders.

If you have been part of SLT for a while, moving to ASCL gives you the very best union cover along with the security of knowing that the support you receive is specifically focussed on you as a senior leader.

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