A leading teacher (for example a head of department, head of year, a room or curriculum leader) who significantly contributes to the overall success and learning of children and young people.

To recognise creative and innovative subject, phase and room leadership that contributes to the success of the setting and to good attainment and progress of its young people.

This award is open to individuals who take a leading role in a subject or phase, for an Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) provider, any type of school, colleges, higher education and other learning providers.


Judging for this category will be based on the following:

  • Evidence of exceptional impact on attainment and progress in the subject or phase
  • Leadership of creative and innovative practice and the development of other staff across their own and with other educational settings
  • Evidence of nominee continuing their professional development as an aspirational role model to other staff and young people

Please ensure that your nomination reflects the criteria above.

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