Surviving and Succeeding in Senior School Management
By (author) Paul Blum
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Surviving and Succeeding in Senior School Management by Paul Blum
Book DescriptionThis lively, practical account explores the vital aspects of the assistant or deputy headteacher's role, which often means playing piggy-in-the-middle to a variety of school stakeholders, including the headteacher, other senior managers, the teaching staff, parents and local authority advisors, governors and pupils. The author gives practical tips on how to organise yourself well when the pressure to perform multiple tasks simultaneously is high, such as how to lead and manage major strategic changes, do a good presentation to staff on a training day, and give a rogue pupil an effective telling-off. The book also covers how to apply for a senior management job and successfully get through the stringent written selection criteria and complex interview process. This is a highly informative text for any aspiring subject leader or middle manager in the primary or secondary sector. It will also be of interest to existing senior managers who want to reflect on the way they are doing their job already.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415392594
(216mm x 138mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-May-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Paul Blum
Anger and Conflict Management Pocketbook, Paperback (January 2009)
A short, healthy outburst of anger will often solve problems. Unhealthy anger, by contrast, is damaging. Teachers are required to manage increasing numbers of pupils who struggle to control their anger and who court conflict. This title helps teachers with strategies for succeeding at that task.
Surviving and Succeeding in Senior School Management, Paperback (August 2006)
Explores the aspects of the assistant or deputy head teacher's role. Aimed at existing senior managers, this work gives practical tips on how to organise yourself when the pressure to perform multiple tasks simultaneously is high, such as how to lead and manage major strategic changes, give a rogue pupil an effective telling-off, and more.
Surviving and Succeeding in Difficult Classrooms, Paperback (May 2006)
Focusing on the secondary school, this book offers practical advice on what to do to survive and succeed in the face of troublesome classroom behaviour. It offers a view of teaching that is rooted in clear educational values, and although it takes account of the worst possible circumstances, it provides an enthusiastic positive path to survival.
Improving Low-Reading Ages in the Secondary School, Paperback (April 2004)» View all books by Paul Blum
Most textbooks at secondary school have a reading age of 12, whilst many struggling secondary pupils have a reading age of nine. What can a teacher do to bridge the gap? This practical guide shows how learning support teachers and assistants can work effectively with secondary pupils.
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Author Biography - Paul Blum
Paul Blum is a secondary school manager with 20 years' teaching experience and three senior management posts in different schools. This has given him a wide view of being a member of senior management teams and applying for jobs in them. He has written three other books for Routledge: Surviving and Succeeding in Difficult Schools; Teacher's Guide to Anger Management; Improving Low Reading Ages in the Secondary School. He also contributes articles on School Leadership to the Times Educational Supplement.
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