Merton Special Teaching Alliance

National Teaching Shcool

The National Professional Qualification for Senior Leadership

An exciting way to develop leadership. The National Professional Qualification in Senior Leadership (NPQSL) is a course accredited by the Department of Education (DFE).  This programme is delivered by MSTA under licence with Ambition Institute.

Our NPQSL programme includes opportunity for reflection, research, discussion and networking. there are 9 face to face, facilitated training sessions and a 360 degree tool for self-evaluation against core leadership competencies.

Who can apply?

You’ll be looking for professional development, but not aspiring to headship at this stage of your career. You should be in a leadership role with cross-school responsibilities, for example:

  • an experienced middle leader
  • a deputy head
  • a special educational needs co-ordinator (SENCO)
  • an advanced skills teacher
  • other senior staff


NPQSL participants will be assessed on a written account of the school improvement task which must demonstrate whole school impact of no more than 5000 words as well as a presentation of the school based project. 

COST:  £1200

FACILITATORS: All facilitators have a broad experience in Primary and Secondary Settings (Alison Jerrard, Katharine Davies, Tina Harvey, Celia Dawson, Matt Ball)

DATES: 11.12.19, 29.01.20, 25.03.20, 6.05.20, 10.06.20, 16.09.20 

LOCATION: Perseid Upper School, Middleton Road,  Morden, Surrey, SM4 6RU

For further information please see the NPQSL flyer

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 Any questions please email or phone 02086489737 (Upper School option)

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