This is a course created to ensure you have a firm understanding of the theory and practice required to be an effective middle leader within education. Created by a team of senior leaders from various schools, it covers the practical guidance and the processes required to be a truly impactful middle leader. This course is perfect for anyone leading a department, faculty or year group. 


After completing this you should consider another of our ‘Developing Leadership’ courses which are most relevant to your journey.


Why Choose Guide?

Our content experts ensure your courses are kept up-to-date. We constantly monitor changes to statutory guidance, legislation and inspection requirements, as soon as changes are confirmed, we update your course content at the earliest opportunity.


Guide Education's online learning management system is incredibly easy to use with training courses that can be accessed at any time and from any computer with internet access.


With Guide Education you can:


  • Fulfil your legal duty of care in the key areas the law and inspection requires
  • Provide robust evidence of staff training
  • Access powerful management reports so you know who has completed the training
  • Allow ALL staff to complete essential duty of care training
  • Access additional resources to extend subject knowledge
  • Keep up-to-date with legislation changes
  • Download personalised certificates
  • Train anytime, anywhere - 24/7
  • Provide training certified for CPD

Preparing for your role as a middle leader

  • Additional Course Information

    Our Preparing for Middle Leadership course is split in 2 easy-to-digest course modules, containing individual and targeted videos that delve into the  specifics of the essential information you require. Each video is provided with additional reading resources and knowledge enhancement activities that provide you with a wealth of practical ideas and tips that you can employ in the modern education environment.


    Our suite of school compliance courses all count as Continuing Professional Development and can be used as evidence in your personnel record.

  • Course Modules

    Module 1 (5 Videos)

    Module 2  (7 Videos)

  • Course Length

    12 Videos - 93 minutes total run time, 

    12 Hours GLH

  • Videos in this course