So much of this excellent article seems to be common sense.
Common sense is often hidden in plain sight – and easily overlooked.
If you are a Head of Department in a school then you will want to do your best to maintain a good team spirit. Here are twelve ways that you can do this – if you have any more then please comment.
- Communicate well with honesty – you could have a weekly briefing sheet with all the important events and deadlines on it.
- Be visible in the department, for instance make sure you around at break times and lunchtimes.
- Set the standard – make sure that you are seen to be working hard and not going against the school ethos. Lead by example and set high standards
- Make an effort to point out the good in what people are doing. If someone in your team has spent time putting up a display then go and look at and make them feel appreciated. Celebrate what you see.
- Make sure that…
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