How to be an Amazing Middle Leader

Two-part online training with Caroline Bentley-Davies

"Clear structure, lots of useful strategies and ideas"

Millfield School

"Inspiring, motivating, enthusiastic. Felt I learnt a lot."

Fairfield Park Lower School

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Also available as in-school for groups of staff/twilights/clusters.



Excel at being a middle leader:

  • Understanding the key areas

  • Unpick the key attributes and characteristics of great middle leaders

  • Learn what really works when motivating and leading your team

  • Self-Evaluation skills: Reflect on your strengths – and learn how to develop

  • Learn how to lead progress and manage prioritisation

Practical Strategies for Leading a Team for Success

  • Utilize the best strategies for planning improvements: without overworking!

  • Understand how to lead change for success

  • Learn how to motivate different types of team member

  • The dos and don’ts of effective delegation

Incorporate Key Strategies and Leadership Techniques

  • Learn how to deliver on stakeholder and external expectations

  • Toolkit of strategies for dealing with difficult people and situations

  • Become a resilience leader: techniques to make progress – smartly!

Who should attend?

  • New Middle Leaders in their first four years

  • Subject and curriculum leads

  • Pastoral Leaders and Heads of House

  • Deputy/Assistant leaders of areas in school


24th June 2024 2pm-4pm and 26th June 2024 2pm-4pm

18th November 2024 2pm-4pm and 19th November 2024 2pm-4pm

17th March 2025 2pm-4pm and 18th March 2025 2pm-4pm

Cost £289 per delegate

Free copy of Caroline's best-selling book "How to be an Amazing Middle Leader" for each delegate

How to be an Amazing Middle Leader

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Caroline Bentley-Davies

Caroline has been a middle leader in three schools and a large Local Authority. She has also led teams and trained in non-educational settings. She has trained in hundreds of schools and colleges across the UK and overseas. Her book "How to be an Amazing Middle Leader" is a best-seller and her courses are noted for being both practical and inspiring.