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Tables of Contents for A Handbook for Deputy Heads in Schools
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Acknowledgements
viii
Introduction
1
2
Senior manager
3
8
An increased level of responsibility
3
3
Rights as well as responsibilities
6
1
Acting for the head
7
1
Reporting to the team
8
1
Management versus administration
9
1
Points to note
10
1
Managing staff
11
12
Teacher-colleagues
11
6
Working groups and committees
17
2
On being human
19
1
The `office'
19
2
Ancillary staff
21
1
Points to note
22
1
Student care
23
12
Care as a teacher
23
1
Care as a senior member of staff
24
2
Care as a pastoral deputy
26
4
Care through outside agencies
30
1
Natural justice
30
2
Dealing with extreme situations
32
2
Points to note
34
1
Beyond the walls
35
9
Dealing with telephone calls
35
2
Unannounced visitors
37
1
Corporate contact with parents
37
2
Contact with school governors
39
1
Links with other educational establishments: curricular continuity
40
1
Contact in the local community
41
2
Points to note
43
1
Curriculum and timetable
44
23
The National Curriculum
45
2
Beyond the National Curriculum
47
1
Curriculum review
48
2
The annual planning cycle
50
7
Writing the timetable
57
9
Points to note
66
1
Assessment and examinations
67
11
Principles and purposes
67
2
Baseline assessments
69
1
Schools' internal examinations
70
3
External examinations
73
1
Recording achievement
74
3
Points to note
77
1
Finance and management systems
78
27
The school budget
79
12
Capitation
91
10
Management information systems
101
2
Points to note
103
2
Staff development
105
19
A belief in people
106
2
An INSET committee
108
1
Funding the training
109
1
Types of staff development activity
110
4
Evaluation of training opportunities
114
2
Administration of in-service training
116
2
A staff induction programme
118
1
Covering for absent teachers
119
4
Staff appraisal
123
1
Points to note
123
1
Sites and buildings
124
17
Health and safety
124
7
Responsibility for caretaking
131
1
The maintenance budget
131
1
Responsibility for the building
132
3
Security of the site
135
2
School trips
137
3
Points to note
140
1
Meetings
141
10
The purpose of meetings
141
2
Roles within meetings
143
2
Pre-planning
145
2
Chairing meetings
147
1
Reporting meetings
148
2
Points to note
150
1
Time Management
151
15
Effectiveness
151
3
Recording how time is spent
154
2
Paper cups and all that
156
2
Planning your week
158
1
Having a good filing system
159
1
Efficient communication
160
2
Stress management
162
3
Points to note
165
1
Self-Development
166
9
Present needs
166
1
Future career options
167
5
The NPQH
172
2
Points to note
174
1
Appendix Example of a curriculum review
175
3
Further Reading
178
3
Index
181
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