Bursting with Ideas?

Share them and become a Specialist Leader of Education.

You have the opportunity to broaden your experiences and in turn share and support other schools along the way.


You should have at least two years of middle or senior leadership experience and be able to demonstrate impact in your specialist subject area.

Improving Standards

At a time when school to school support is seen as the 'big one' by the department of education, specialist leaders of education have a pivotal role to play in improving standards across the country. Enabling access to a high quality of education for all. Would you like to be part of that drive for excellence and allow all to benefit from your skills, knowledge and expertise.

Have you got what it takes?

SLE Credentials

  • A successful track record of working effectively within your own school and/or across a group of schools, or working with a range of leaders within a single school.
  • Evidence of successfully using coaching and/or facilitation skills to bring about sustainable improvements.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • An understanding of how your specialism and skills can contribute to wider school improvement goals.
  • An analytical approach in identifying and prioritising needs.
  • The ability to set and establish new and innovative working practices.
  • The ability to grow leadership capacity in others.

Meet The Team

Specialist Leaders of Education

Why Become a SLE?

Testimonial Video