Grade 2 – Team Leader
These managers own any situation they are placed in. They are able to manage a team of people effectively, caring for their training and wellbeing. They are able to contribute to the whole organisation yet abide by the decisions of the majority. They deal with their power thoughtfully and do not pull rank yet do not shy away from difficult management decisions. They are trusted to represent the views of their team.
Grade 3 – Project Manager
These managers have an understanding of the complex relationships within an organisation. They are able to problem solve by placing staff, training staff, monitoring, cautioning, praising and dismissing as necessary. Under their leadership, the organisation grows in reliability and capacity. Such managers are sensitive to the issues that may result from this. They are able to agree, work within and modify policy documents.
Grade 4 – Ambassadors
These are managers who have very well developed leadership skills and have demonstrated that they are able to work with outside agencies. This may be to support other schools in the development of student leadership schemes or Connexions with the appointment of new Personal Advisers. Ambassadors are directly managed by an Assistant Principal.