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Aspiring leaders: get ready for your first leadership role is a Course

Aspiring leaders: get ready for your first leadership role

Starts Jul 26, 2020

$1,340 Enroll

Full course description

Date and time                                                 

Monday 27 July and Wednesday 14 October 2020, 9.30 am to 3.30 pm   


This learning event is right for you if you are thinking about seeking a leadership position in education


This two-day program aims to equip emerging leaders with an understanding of the theory and practice of how to effectively lead themselves and others. You’ll explore what role leaders play in schools and the impact they can have. There will be an opportunity to assess your current skills and aptitudes to examine potential areas for growth. The program will also address applying and interviewing for leadership roles.

Key takeaways

  • understanding of the role
  • knowledge of how to plan for improvement
  • reflection on current strengths and areas for growth
  • strategies for exploring leadership in your current role 
  • preparation for the interview.

Presenter information  

Jackie Macreadie

Jackie Macreadie is a Principal Advisor for Independent Schools Victoria with over 25 years’ experience in education, both in schools and universities. She has held diverse portfolios, ranging from development of international student programs, Registered Training Organisations, to leading change in schools as a school leader. Jackie has held several roles at university in a faculty and marketing management and administrative capacity, as well as lecturing in science and the Masters of Teaching for Deakin University, Monash University and Holmesglen TAFE. She has also played leading roles in the implementation of various Australian and Victorian Government education programs.

Sarah Tielman

Sarah Tielman is a Principal Advisor, School Improvement for Independent Schools Victoria. She is an experienced educator who has worked as a classroom teacher, principal and advisor in a variety of educational settings for almost 20 years. Sarah has a passion for, and experience leading, programs and schools that are future focused and make use of a range of innovative structures, learning technologies and digital tools.