The Qualities of a Good Team Leader

In Schools:
The Qualities of a Good Team Leader
Personally Speaking – Alphabetically Speaking

Allows for a teacher’s personal style in the classroom
Believes in his/her staff – & tells them so
Boundaries are clear
Clarity
Clear boundaries / parameters within which to operate
Commitment
Communication skills – both speaking & listening
Cooperation
Creates opportunities
Delegates – ability to
Demands excellence
Engagement
Fearless – at least in “public”
Flexibility
Focus
Follow through
Integrity
Life long learner
Mediation skills
Motivational skills
Passion
Patience
Personal worries are private
Presence
Protects his/her staff
Respect – for students, families & staff
Self-awareness
Sense of humour
Stability
Stands up for – behind his/her staff
Strategic planning
Strict but fair
Supports his/her staff
Takes responsibility
Tenacity
Understands that mistakes happen – & offers “solutions”
Values their staff
Values PD
Visibility
Vision

*Makes me feel like a capable, competent, successful teacher – and if “I’m not” offers support & opportunities for learning.
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Cheers,
Ally

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