National Professional Qualification for Middle Leadership (NPQML)

“Informative and technique driven”, “Great to have time to reflect and discuss with other middle leaders”, “I have learnt a lot about myself and target areas I need to work on”, “The leader was very welcoming and accommodating of our thoughts and questions. She created a sense of calm and self-belief” “Informative, useful, varied with good pace”, “Excellent course, thank you”.

Coventry Leaders

Brief Overview: This nationally recognised leadership development programme will provide the skills, knowledge and increased confidence that you need to lead a high-performing team in a school and to improve classroom practice. You will complete six modules and a final assessment.
Facilitators: Coventry Teaching Schools Council is a delivery partner of Leadership Live. Leadership Live are an accredited provider of the National Professional Qualifications.
Who is it suitable for: The course is for those who are, or are aspiring to become, a middle leader with responsibility for leading a team, for example:

  • Key stage leader
  • Curriculum area leader
  • Pastoral services leader
  • Subject leader
  • Special educational needs co-ordinator (SENCO)
  • Head of department
What will you take away with you? e.g. resources, learning points etc. A nationally recognised middle leadership qualification.
What is the intended impact for you? It will give you the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence that you need to drive successful team performance and improve classroom practice.
What is the intended impact for your school? Developed leadership knowledge, skills, understanding and attributes, An improved area of school priority planning
Duration A maximum of 18 months
Contact: Carol Harris
Teaching School: Castle Phoenix
Tel: 024 7644 4822 extension 107
Costs: £750 per person *This includes ‘nationally verified final
assessment’ *This programme is potentially FREE to
attend – Funding may be available, book your place by
11 September 2018 to potentially qualify if eligible.
Booking: Book your place


Date Times Session School
Session 1 Monday 18 October 2018 9.30am – 1.30pm Leading teaching and
curriculum excellence
Leadership Learning
Partners are invited to
attend from 9.30 – 10.30am
Caludon Castle School
Session 2 Thursday 10th January 2019 1.00pm – 4.00pm Strategy and improvement Sidney Stringer Academy
Session 3 Tuesday 9th April 2019 9.00am – 12.00pm Increasing capability Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School
Session 4 Thursday 11th July 2019 1.00pm -4.00pm Leading with impact Caludon Castle School
Session 5 Tuesday 1st October 2019 9.00am – 12.00pm Managing resources Sidney Stringer Academy
Session 6 Tuesday 14th January 2020 1.00pm – 4.00pm Working in partnership Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School