SLEs are a new designation acknowledging the important role of middle and senior
leaders in supporting their peers. They are excellent professionals in leadership
positions below the headteacher, with the capacity, capability and commitment to
work beyond their own school
SLEs are outstanding in a particular area, for example: a subject specialism; inclusion;
ITT mentoring; performance management; behaviour; school business management.
There are currently 13 SLEs designated and brokered by the Farlingaye and Kesgrave
Teaching School Alliance, coming from a wide variety of different schools and contexts
across the Eastern region.
Current charges for SLE deployment are negotiable and on many occasions may be grant