Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs) are outstanding middle and senior leaders who have the skills to support individuals or teams in similar positions in other schools. They understand what outstanding leadership practice in their area of expertise looks like and are skilled in helping other leaders to achieve it. Each one has undergone a rigorous selection process and training.

We currently have a number of NLEs, NLGs and SLEs, within our teaching school alliance, who are able to offer support to other schools at a rate from £350 per day. As a teaching school we have the capacity to offer SLE support tailored to your needs. This can range from one day support, delivery of INSET or CPD to a team, working with other leaders or peers or a deployment over a longer period of time.

To request SLE support. or more information. please contact Helen Winter at hwinter@bishopr.co.uk or Ben Ward at b.ward@penworthamgirls.lancs.sch.uk.

Please see our SLE directory below for further details of our specialist staff.

SLE Directory

If you are interested in becoming an SLE, you can check your eligibility and access the application forms please follow this link http://www.education.gov.uk/nationalcollege/index/support-for-schools/specialist-leaders-of-education-programme.htm.

For further information about the Red Rose TSA recruitment process, or to obtain an application form, please email Helen Winter - hwinter@bishopr.co.uk or Ben Ward - b.ward@penworthamgirls.lancs.sch.uk.