SSTA Senior Manager’s Seminar 2017

SSTA Senior Manager’s Seminar 2017,  Friday 12 May 2017 at the Stirling Court Hotel, 9.30 -3.30pm.

This training is recommended for all H & S reps and all senior managers (HTS, DHTS) and all those embarked on the “Into headship” qualification or who have aspirations to be senior managers.

The primary focus of the joint morning session will be on dealing with stress/managing  in the workplace while for senior managers will deal with the management of under-performance and the management of violent incidents.   The draft Agenda for the day below.

Please note the directions for the venue and the parking arrangements –  There is parking at the hotel but, if the car park is busy, you can park in the main university car park which costs £5 for the day and you will need pound coins which will be reimbursed.

We look forward to seeing you all on 12th May

Draft Training Programme – Health and Safety Committee/Senior Managers Committee

To be held in the Stirling Court Hotel on Friday 12th May 2017


Joint Session - Health & Safety Reps and Senior Managers

0930-1000            Registration and Coffee

1000-1030            Mental Health Quiz

1030-1100            Stress issues – A Teacher’s View

1100-1130            Management of Stress at work – Archie Bathgate, HT, Brechin High School

1130-1200            Dealing with Mental Health in the Workplace, Helena Scott, Action in Mind


1200-1300            LUNCH


Senior Manager’s Session

1300-1345            Managing under performance – John Crichton, Professional Officer

1345-1400            Dealing with Bereavement in School Community

1400-1415            Managing workload – in exceptional circumstances i.e. long term absence/vacancies

1415-1500            Managing violent Incidents – Yvonne Stewart, Professional Officer

1500-1530            Coffee and Q and A session



Bookings are closed for this event.


Contact Details

Scottish Secondary Teachers' Association, West End House, 14 West End Place, Edinburgh EH11 2ED

0131 313 7300

Monday to Thursday – 9am to 4.45pm Friday - 9am to 4.15pm

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