28 May '14

News Is becoming a specialist leader in education a viable career option?

Becoming an SLE has been touted as a great route for educators who don't want the hassle of management. But what does the future hold for these super teachers?In the post-local education authority world, specialist leaders of education (SLEs) are in the vanguard of the new era of school-to-school support. But what does it take to fill this role, and where does it lead in a teacher's career path?SLEs have superseded advanced skills teachers (ASTs), which offered an alternative career path for skilled teachers who did not want to go into management. The brief has changed somewhat, however, with SLEs specifically charged with working with other schools. Continue reading...

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