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Introduction to Team Coaching for Secondary School Team Leaders

About the program

Introduction to Team Coaching for Secondary School Team Leaders is designed to introduce secondary school team leaders to developing knowledge, skills and confidence to coach teams to greater levels of achievement and satisfaction. As problems become more complex and solutions involve contributions from colleagues with diverse perspectives, teamwork and collaboration is increasingly necessary and valued. By becoming an effective coach, team leaders can build and develop cohesive solution-driven teams.


Learning intention

Participants will have an understanding of a range of tools and approaches to use when coaching teams.


Success criteria

Participants will have:

  • applied the three pillars of the GROWTH coaching system to team conversations
  • enhanced your skills and confidence in using a coaching approach to lead and influence teams
  • participated in different team coaching scenarios and practice a range of strategies.


Who will benefit?

This is for secondary school team leaders who have responsibility for planning and leading school coaching culture.


Participant expectations

Participants will take part in facilitated sessions to practise team coaching strategies.


About the facilitators

Growth Coaching International (GCI) is one of the largest providers of coaching and coach training in the Australian education sector. With offices covering every state and territory in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, the GCI team is linked into the latest research and practice on school leadership and coaching in education.

Our facilitators include:

Grant O'Sullivan

Kristy Mularczyk

Ben Calleja

Kelly Smith

    Two day program

    No current intakes




Alignment to professional standards

Introduction to Leadership Coaching is specifically aligned with the following key professional practices from the Australian Professional Standard for Principals

  • Developing self and others
  • Leading teaching and learning
  • Leading improvement, innovation and change
  • Leading the management of the school.
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There are no current intakes for this program.






Institute for Professional Learning
Building B
164-194 Oxford Street

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On the day

  • Programs start at 8.30am. Tea and coffee are available from 7.45am.
  • Business dress is required.
  • Morning tea and lunch are provided.
  • Wifi connection is available.



The Institute for Professional Learning is located in Building B at 164-194 Oxford Street, Leederville WA.  We co-locate with the Schools of Isolated and Distance Education (SIDE).



Please note, the Institute does not have on-site parking:

  • The City of Vincent has a number of car parks throughout Leederville.
  • The closest long term paid parking is available on the south side of The Avenue Car Park on Leederville Parade.
  • Short term paid parking (two hour) is available in adjacent streets.
  • The City of Vincent offers a 'pay by phone' parking service.
  • The Institute is a two minute walk from Leederville train station.
  • Taxis service the site promptly.
  • Cycle racks are located outside Building F.

Download the Institute map and parking information.

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How to enrol

Further information

Please contact the Institute for Professional Learning on 1300 610 801 or email


Introduction to Team Coaching for Secondary School Team Leaders

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