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Excellent mentoring is key to the success of the ECF initiative and every early career teacher must be allocated a dedicated mentor as part of their statutory entitlement. The Early Career Professional Development programme is centred around developing the mentor relationship and includes a focussed learning pathway for mentors.
Through the programme, mentors will:
In year one, a face to face local development session for ECT mentors is part of the programme of support available and will take place within clusters. Mentors will need to confirm their attendance to their local session by booking their place on reach teach.
There are two venue choices for cluster 7, either Tidemill (option 1) or White Meadows (option 2). Delegates may choose which venue to attend and should ensure they check the venue details on the listing and book on to the relevant session.
Target Audience: Early Career Teacher Mentors (not Induction Tutors)Essential information
Designed and facilitated by the Head of Finance, Business Partners and the wider Finance team, this series of training sessions equips new Heads with the knowledge, skills and understanding to run the school’s budget efficiently and with full confidence.
Session Two: Banking, Accounts Payable and Payment Runs
This online session delivers a summary of the accounts payable process, key controls, fraud awareness and approving payment runs, to equip Heads with the skills and understanding necessary to sign off school payments, and the bank transfer of money.
Target Audience: New Headteachers and those wishing to refresh their knowledge on the session content.Essential information