This episode considers how to take on a new leadership role in schools – middle or senior leadership – and specifically how we should approach the first 100 days in post. We discuss what our priorities should be for the first 100 days, what not to do, as well as some general principles of effective leadership (and leaders).

This episode looks at how school middle and senior leaders should prepare for and approach the first 100 days in any leadership role.

The podcast offers advice, tips and ideas for school leaders new in post and discusses some key principles and traits of effective leadership and leaders.

Our panel looks at how we should prepare for a new leadership role and how we choose our priorities for the first 100 days.

We ask what a new leader should do and avoid doing in their first week in post and how we can engage effectively with our new colleagues. We also look at engaging with tricky or ‘difficult’ colleagues.

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