Acknowledgement and support for teaching principals. Hot Topics, Tips and Templates offers accessible commentary, practical advice and discussion points common to principals who are also teachers. It covers a multitude of topics such as: maximising time; working effectively with Board, community and parents; and balancing office and classroom demands. This resource includes useful, easy-to-reproduce templates for documents useful to the Teaching-Principal.
Danny Nicholls is a teaching principal in South Taranaki, New Zealand. He teaches a class of Years 4 to 8. Danny is interested in issues surrounding the workloads of teaching principals and multilevel teachers and of the traits these practitioners have in common. In his spare time, he enjoys participating in sports and is a keen reader.