This is my third ‘Doing’ post about what I have learned about senior leadership from my eight years as Assistant and Deputy Headteacher. The previous two, on ‘Doing’ Data and ‘Doing’ Human Resources are amongst the most read posts on this blogsite. With this one, about ‘Doing’ Line Management I want to use the same format of some explained ‘top tips’ but to help me I have enlisted the help of the famous artist and sculptor, Michelangelo. I think he summarises my key points perfectly.
Let me start with a preamble about doing line management as a member of SLT. In the words of