Supporting women teachers and leaders - Maternity/Pregnancy - Fully funded

This fully-funded DfE programme aims to support the retention of women school leaders and aspiring school leaders through effective support during their pregnancy or maternity leave. This event will take place 22/03/19 at The Village Hotel South Leeds (M62 Junction 28).

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Nationally, there is a significant gender pay gap of 18.4% and a recruitment and retention crisis with around 12% of teachers leaving the profession in 2015-16. Clearly, we need to keep our very best teachers and leaders in the profession through effective, timely support at key moments in their career.

This support is targeted at current or aspiring women school leaders and aspiring who are either pregnant or currently on maternity leave in any Lancashire or West Yorkshire school. The programme aims to support colleagues to return from maternity leave into leadership positions or to continue their career progression towards leadership. The programme offers two conferences that will support the participants to consider full- and part-time leadership, flexible working, maintaining a work-life balance and their own well-being during and after pregnancy.

The afternoon conference and subsequent network meeting will be hosted at hotels in Leeds and Bradford and, following the supportive expert workshops and dinner, will provide the participants with access to the leisure facilities, including swimming pool, sauna and steam room, during the evening.

Apply now – limited availability

Date: 22nd March 2019, 12:30+ (see flier for full programme)

Price: Fully-funded by the DfE Leadership Equality And Diversity (LEAD) Fund. £50 charge to employing school for participant non-attendance.

The event is also available in June 2019 at a Bradford venue. Please apply now to reserve a place at this later event.

Subject to terms and conditions, including applicants must be a qualified teacher with a Teacher Reference Number


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Published: 14/02/2019
Audience: Current or aspiring school leaders with QTS who are pregnant or due to return from maternity leave
Contact: Paul Butler

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