SLE-How to Apply

SLEs are:

  • Outstanding middle and senior leaders with at least two years of leadership experience. This can be in any role within the workforce e.g. a Teaching Assistant, a School Business Manager.
  • Leaders with a successful track record of working effectively in their own school or across a group of schools
  • Leaders who can give evidence of successfully coaching or facilitating sustainable improvements
  • Whilst SLEs will be outstanding at what they do, they can come from any school regardless of the school’s Ofsted grade.
  Lincolnshire Trust or Beyond
Recruitment Round Opens Monday 14th
October 2019
Friday 18th
Recruitment Round Closes Monday 11th
November 2019
Friday 15th


1HT and Applicant
complete the
Application Form by
Monday 11th 
HT and Applicant
complete the
Application Form by
Friday 15th 
2Interviews Held 20th NovemberInterviews held:
22nd December
25th November
3rd December
3Candidates informed by  Friday 22nd 
Candidates informed by 4th December
4.SLE Induction
Tuesday 3rd 
SLE Induction 10th 
December in

To download an Application Form, Click Here

SLEs work to develop the leadership capacity of others, drawing upon their own specific knowledge and particular area of expertise. SLEs are deployed to schools to deliver training, staff meetings, or over longer periods of time provide 1:1 subject leader support or be part of on-going work to address whole-school priorities.