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2 Jul
Leading a Boarding Team
02 Jul 2019 - 02 Jul 2019

Leading a Boarding Team

July 02, 2019


Why should you attend?

The strength of your boarding provision will depend on the quality of the Boarding Team. By understanding what makes a great Boarding Team, you can develop the boarding provision through a team effort. This workshop will focus on the key aspects of building and managing a House Team. It will look at performance management, conflict resolution, delegation and setting targets. This seminar is open to senior boarding and pastoral staff who wish to build and manage an enthusiastic and committed Boarding Team.



  • Key principles of leading the Boarding Team
  • Effective team building and management
  • Better task and time management
  • Reviewing your staff appraisal and development systems.



10:00               Registration and Coffee

10:30               Welcome and Introductions

10:35               The effective House Team

11:30               Tea and Coffee

11:45               Effective delegation and communication

12:45               Lunch

13:30               Effective task and time management

14:30               Tea

14:45              Effective meetings

15:30             Close



Speaker: Andrew Lewin, BSA Director of Training and International

Andrew Lewin joined the BSA as Director of Training and International in August 2017. He manages the Training and International team with the BSA and delivers the largest CPD programme to boarding staff in the world. Prior to joining the BSA, he lived and worked in boarding schools literally all his life. He has been the Head in three boarding schools, as well as Deputy Head, Housemaster, Head of Geography, Master i/c Rugby, Hockey and Cricket and Director of Development. 

He has been an ISI Team Inspector and a Governor of an independent boarding school. He has also served on the local safeguarding children's boards in North Yorkshire and Cheshire, where he organised and delivered training for both local authorities and independent schools.


Cost: Member £210 / Non-member £260

Venue: The Mount School, Dalton Terrace, York, YO24 4DD


The Mount School, The Mount School, Dalton Terrace, York, North Yorkshire, YO24 4DD, United Kingdom