Apply to be an SLE


Specialist Leaders in Education (SLE’s) are outstanding members of staff, who have been identified as being able to raise standards of achievement within their own school and beyond. Ignite Teaching Schools Alliance now has 12 SLEs that are providing high quality support across CWAC, Wirral and beyond.

The next round of applications is due to open in: Spring 2019

Previously the initial application has been completed via the online portal at National College with applications then being sent directly to the Teaching Schools alliance for the recruitment and deployment processes to begin. This year the applicants will apply directly to the alliance.

If you/or a member of staff in your school are interested in this opportunity then please speak to your Headteacher and contact our SLE Co-ordinator – Sarah Curtis ( to find out more and be sent an application form and guidance.