Five starters for a new Deputy Principal | karenspencer

Welcome to Newbie. Population: Me.

I am 15 days into my new role as Deputy Principal, having been in other education roles for a decade. A DP role alone is a big step, but after years of being employed as a professional facilitator, it feels even bigger. It’s a weird spot to be in – I feel like I have tonnes of experience to bring, and the old school muscle memory is kicking back in, but I can’t quite start to bring it yet.

So, instead, the first few weeks have needed a good game plan….
1. Say yes to every opportunity to connect

A lesson, a meeting, a conversation, a coffee – every…

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