Middle Leadership Development Programme

Middle Leaders are one of the key driving forces of raising achievement, standards of teaching and learning to ensure the best possible outcomes for learners regardless of class and disadvantage. This programme is designed to develop and strengthen the capacity for those who have begun, or are undertaking a middle leadership role. Endorsed and accredited by Birmingham City University enables participants to take their research further to Ma level if they wish.

NTSA Middle Leadership Development Programme is written to enable participants to:

Further their understanding of the role in leading learning
Embed their practice and ability to lead, manage and develop learning within a team
Increase individuals confidence in approaching middle leader responsibilities
Support and develop individuals for their own personal leadership pathway.

Course Length

November 2016 – July 2017

Twilight Sessions 4pm-6pm On

What is the commitment to the course?

Twilight sessions, Enquiry Based Project – journal and presentation.

course suitability

All primary, secondary and 6th Form College, Middle Leaders.


Range from £250 – £700 per participant.

20% discount to those who trained through Ninestiles ITT Consortium & BPTP.

impact for you?

To secure and develop the ability to lead from the middle, focusing upon a ‘closing the gap’ scenario and evidence based enquiry.

impact for your school?

To secure individuals ability in leading from the middle, whilst focusing upon a whole school strategy focus of  ‘closing the gap’ through data driven research findings.

What will you take away with you? e.g. resources, learning points etc.

A range of practical strategies, reflective journal, network contacts feeding into an enquiry based research project to enable participants to develop into confident and outstanding middle leaders.


Ninestiles Teaching School Training Suite
Ninestiles School, An Academy
B27 7QG