‘Growing together’ is at the heart of development for Hope Sentamu Learning Trust. We believe that our colleagues are their own best resource, and that empowering and enabling them will enable us to transform the learning communities we serve.
Coaching enables our senior leaders:
100% of colleagues who took part in 2020/21 would recommend the coaching programme to another colleague or friend.
We are working with 3D Coaching who focus on teaching and supporting colleagues to develop their understanding of the core coaching competencies. Their focus is not on imparting knowledge but supporting colleagues to draw on their knowledge of the coaching competencies, to have transformational conversations and transformational impact in their professional setting.
Colleagues have four coaching sessions across the academic year.
Assistant Headteachers, Headteachers, Vice Principals, and Principals.
It has made me think and reflect where I wouldn’t have reflected if I had not had this opportunity.
It has supported me to design alternative strategies to solve complex issues, to achieve end goals.
I was able to articulate the things I already knew were barriers to my progression and in doing so I was able to crystalise what my next steps needed to be.