This workshop explains why having a structured approach to planning your career in teaching and educational leadership is critical. The focus will be on the schools sector.
The facilitators will discuss practical strategies for developing both a short and long-term career plan with a focus on acquiring skills, knowledge and experience.
During the session, participants will:
- Complete a self-assessment which looks at their life values and ambitions
- Review how they manage their career at present
- Discuss and audit where they sit in the Domains of Leadership
- Develop long and short term goals
- Draft a career plan
There will be opportunities to discuss and elaborate on future actions, identify opportunities and develop a process for reviewing career plans on regular basis.
The presenters are former educational leaders with extensive experience and practical expertise.
Krystyn Hendrickson has been a secondary maths and science teacher in schools inwest Melbourne and later became a curriculum consultant for the schools in the Northern Metropolitan Region. She has also been the Manager of Facilities and Infrastructure in the region before becoming the Assistant Regional Director. Krystyn currently works as an educational consultant with principals and leadership teams in schools.
Peter Hendrickson has been a secondary science teacher in the Department of Dducation for 35 years. He taught in schools in Melbournes west and north and became principal at Melton Secondary College and later at Sunbury College. Following this he worked as a principal organiser for the AEU and represented the union on the AITSL working party that developed the National Standard for the Performance of Principals. He is currently working as an educational consultant with principals and leadership teams in schools.
Course materials & afternoon tea provided.