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About johntomsett

Headteacher in York. All views are my own.

This much I know about the challenges for early career headteachers: understanding change management

I have been a teacher for 31 years, a head teacher for 16 years and, at the age of 55, this much I know about the challenges for early career headteachers: understanding change management. I am in my seventeenth year as … Continue reading

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This much I know about…the challenges for early career headteachers: establishing a position on teaching & learning

I have been a teacher for 31 years, a head teacher for 16 years and, at the age of 55, this much I know about the challenges for early career headteachers: establishing a position on teaching & learning. I am … Continue reading

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This much I know about…the challenges for early career headteachers: being patient

I have been a teacher for 31 years, a head teacher for 16 years and, at the age of 55, this much I know about the challenges for early career headteachers: being patient. I am in my seventeenth year as … Continue reading

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This much I know about…the challenges for early career headteachers: establishing your core purpose

I have been a teacher for 31 years, a head teacher for 16 years and, at the age of 55, this much I know about the challenges for early career headteachers: establishing your core purpose. I am in my seventeenth … Continue reading

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This much I know about…the challenges for early career headteachers: understanding the finances

I have been a teacher for 31 years, a head teacher for 16 years and, at the age of 55, this much I know about the challenges for early career headteachers: understanding the finances. I am in my seventeenth year … Continue reading

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This much I know about…the challenges for early career headteachers: managing the fact that the buck stops with you

I have been a teacher for 31 years, a head teacher for 16 years and, at the age of 55, this much I know about the challenges for early career headteachers: managing the fact that the buck stops with you. … Continue reading

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This much I know about…the challenges for early career headteachers: forging your relationship with the chair of governors

I have been a teacher for 31 years, a head teacher for 16 years and, at the age of 55, this much I know about the challenges for early career headteachers: forging your relationship with the chair of governors. I … Continue reading

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