School performance and improvement

Consultants and advisors

Strategy Consultants

Consultants provide support to schools for the implementation of national strategies for literacy, numeracy, ICT and Key Stage 3.

Each consultant will:

  • Provide support and training for a specified group of schools through a programme of teacher training days, demonstration lessons, team teaching, lesson observations and work scrutiny
  • Provide support for schools identified as warranting additional support
  • Contribute to network meetings of heads of department and subject coordinators.

Advisory Teachers and Coordinators

The Advisory Teacher provides support for schools at the primary level. The Advisory Teacher for Assessment provides information and advice on assessment issues, including statutory assessment, at the primary level.

The Teaching Assistant Development Officer is responsible for developing a coordinated approach to induction, training and support for teaching assistants working in schools maintained by the borough.