This course is designed for school leaders who are assessing the benefits and risks of forming or joining a multi-academy trust. You will receive expert advice on the changing landscape, options available, timelines, application process, financial management and HR management across a MAT.
You will be able to consider the impact on the leadership, management and governance of the school. There will be a particular focus on the leadership of teaching and learning, staffing structures, and the structure of the Governing Body.
You will learn to
- develop a clear understanding of the MAT application process
- develop the skills to evaluate the benefits and risks to your school
- enhance the financial management skills within the school to ensure the school is in a position to remain financially viable during the growth period
- learn how to strategically plan for growth and consider the resource implication
- understand schemes of delegation within a MAT
- learn how to develop a plan for your MAT constitution and understand the legal considerations
Course facilitator: Philippa Ollerhead
Our courses are £225 for members of NAHT and NAHT Edge, and £300 to non-members.
Please note that the start time shown allows for registration and refreshments, the course programme will be sent to each delegate via the email supplied with the final information.
Members of NAHT can enjoy our courses and conferences at a subsidised rate so join here today and start enjoying the benefits of membership.
Please do not book travel or accomodation without checking with the Professional Development team on firstname.lastname@example.org that the course will be going ahead.
The NAHT has the right to cancel the course if insufficient bookings are received.
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Do I need my membership number to book?
Yes. If you are booking a member place you will be required to enter the correct membership number. You can find your membership number by phoning membership on 0300 3030333 option 2.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
The Professional Development team can be contacted on email@example.com or 01444 472405.
Is my booking transferrable?
Bookings may only be transferred at the discretion of the Professional Development team. These will need to be made in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org before the event. Transfers and cancellations may be subject to a charge.
Within 20 working days - 25% charge
Within 10 working days - 50% charge
Within 5 working days - 75% charge
Within 2 working days - 100% charge
Can I update my registration information?
Any updates to your booking must be made in writing to the Professional Development team at email@example.com
Does the name on the booking need to match the attendee?
The names of each individual attendee must be entered during the booking process along with a unique email address for each attendee as this will be used for the final confirmation.