School Staff Wellebing

Teacher Support & Training Programmes

"Nurturing Minds: Fostering Mental Well-being for School Staff"

Our teacher support program is dedicated to collaborating with schools and their staff to establish a secure and supportive environment, fostering open discussions on mental health issues.

Through our initiative, we aim to enhance mental well-being and empower school staff with the tools to build resilience and mental strength.

Because together, we create a space where staff can openly address their concerns and receive the support they need to thrive personally and professionally.

Upskilling Staff to Deliver Physical Education Confidently

A new found fostering of mental well-being means an overall happier workforce. Your staff are now ready to upskill to deliver physical education confidently. Combining online support and a thorough curriculum, we deliver on undeniably improved physical education and an overall more confident staff.

“Nurturing Minds: Fostering Mental Well-being for School Staff”

Empowering Staff Well-being: Minimising Absences through Supportive Measures

1. High Stress and Workload

School staff, including teachers and administrators, often face demanding workloads and high-stress environments. They are responsible for the education and well-being of students. Including managing classrooms, curriculum development, assessments, and dealing with challenging behavior. These all can take a toll on mental health.

2. Emotional Impact

In addition, school staff may encounter emotionally taxing situations daily. This includes dealing with students facing personal difficulties, trauma, or challenging family situations. These emotional experiences can accumulate over time, leading to burnout, compassion fatigue, or vicarious trauma.

3. Challenging Student Behavior

When experiencing emotional fatigue, dealing with disruptive or difficult student behavior can be even more draining and emotionally challenging. School staff may feel overwhelmed or ill-equipped to manage such situations effectively, impacting their mental well-being.

4. Limited Resources

Equally important, educational institutions may face resource constraints, which can add additional pressure to school staff. Limited resources for mental health support and professional development opportunities can exacerbate stress. This in turn leads to a reduced access to much-needed self-care and coping mechanisms.

5. Lack of Work-Life Balance

Finally, maintaining a healthy work-life balance can be challenging for school staff due to the demands of the job. Long working hours, lesson planning, grading, and extracurricular responsibilities can leave little time for personal relaxation and self-care. In doing so, leading to mental health issues if not adequately addressed.

Providing mental health support for school staff is crucial to help them cope with the challenges of their profession, improve overall job satisfaction, and ensure the well-being of the entire school community.

Upskilling Staff to Deliver Physical Education Confidently

We strongly advocate that sports play a vital role in the development of students.

– Benefit from our comprehensive online support, including Zoom calls for session assistance and addressing any queries.

– Gain access to our well-structured curriculum, detailed lesson plans, and thought-out schemes of work.

– Receive eight CPD sessions throughout the academic year to enhance your professional development.

– Receive dedicated support from a KRS sport specialist for one week during a half term, thus ensuring a smooth transition into a new sport.

 

 

Introducing our Staff CPD PE Training: Empowering Educators for Student Development Through Sports!

At KRS Education, we firmly believe that sports hold immense potential in shaping students’ overall development. That’s why we are excited to offer our comprehensive Staff CPD PE Training program. Designed to elevate the skills and confidence of educators, this training equips staff with the knowledge and tools to deliver outstanding physical education throughout the academic year.

Our training model

Rooted in the understanding that sports go beyond physical fitness, we firstly nurture essential life skills like teamwork, discipline, and resilience. Furthermore, with our tailored approach, we cater to all staff members, ensuring that teaching assistants, lunchtime supervisors, and other school personnel can actively contribute to students’ growth through PE.

So, embrace the power of sports in education and elevate your staff’s abilities through our transformative CPD training. Together, let’s inspire students to thrive both on and off the field! Contact us today to learn more about our program and take the first step towards a brighter future.

 

‘KRS have supported PE development and CPD at Reignhead this year and will continue to do so next year.

KRS staff are experienced coaches who have worked with pupils, teachers and teaching assistants across all key stages. They have a very good understanding of the National Curriculum and have successfully followed (and made adaptations where necessary) to the school’s own PE curriculum. The coaches have formed very good working relationships with staff; currently working alongside our HLTAs – they observe and learn new techniques which they are then able to replicate in other PE lessons that they deliver. This has proven to be a very effective method of CPD and has been positively received by staff. We have extended this model to other teaching staff across school who expressed some need for CPD in the teaching of PE.

Continued…

KRS are incredibly flexible and are always so accommodating when the need arises. They have happily been involved in Red Nose Days, World Book Days and Comic Relief – they are just so adaptable!

Always at the heart of KRS is the children…children always come first and this is what makes them such a special organisation of professional coaches.’

Caroline Fairfax

Deputy Headteacher

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