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Leadership Coaching

  • Audience
    Assistant principal
  • Next Intake
    On demand
  • Location
  • Duration
    8 hours of coaching over 8 months
  • Mode
  • Fees
    DET Fully Subsidised

Enhance your leadership capability with on-demand professional coaching. 

Leadership Coaching offers professional coaching that will challenge and support you to be a highly effective leader and empower you to reach greater levels of performance.

Coaching provides you with an opportunity for short-term focused support to move forward on a strategic priority, specific topic or challenge, and will assist you to problem solve aspects of your role through a proven framework.  

Coaches use questioning techniques to assist you to discover and clarify solutions and encourage you to determine your next steps.

Mentors use their own experiences to articulate how you can deal with situations and provide advice and guidance on how to proceed.  If you are interested in a more directive approach to leadership development explore Principal Mentoring.


Designed for all principals, including acting principals, assistant principals and executive class principals

Those in acting roles will need a minimum of 3 months remaining in their appointment to participate and complete all coaching sessions.


Delivered in partnership with Growth Coaching International. 

All coaches are highly experienced, accredited executive coaches, possess significant educational leadership experience, and participate in regular reflective practice and professional update sessions.

The program allows you to manage when and how you access the support, either online or via telephone.

Principals and assistant principals will have access to up to 8 hours of coaching over 8 months.

Executive class principals will have access to up to 12 hours of coaching over 8 months.

You will:

  • enhance your leadership capability by reflecting on your current leadership practice
  • be challenged to think of new ways to enhance your leadership knowledge and skills
  • identify goals and areas for further development
  • gain greater focus to develop your leadership capabilities.

For professional development in skill-based areas explore Strategic Management for School Leaders.

Fully subsidised by the Department of Education and Training for Victorian government school participants.

Register now for Leadership Coaching.

Ensure you provide as much detail as you can when answering the questions, as this information is used to assist with the matching process.

It is expected that you will be allocated a coach within 2 weeks of submitting your application. 

Bella Di Lullo
Course Coordinator