Here are 16 Questions that School Administrators can use to Survey Their Staff:
2. Administrators incorporate advise or input from staff to make decisions.
3. The staff has access to key information.
4. Administrators are proactive and address areas where support is needed.
5. Opportunities are provided for staff to initiate change.
6. Administrators share responsibility and reward innovative actions.
7. Administrators practice shared leadership with staff by sharing power and authority.
8. Leadership is promoted and nurtured among staff.
9. Decision making takes place through leadership teams (i.e. Team Leaders, Dept Chairs) and is communicated effectively across Teams and Departments.
10. Administrators hold all staff members to clear and appropriate standards of performance.
11. Administrators respect and value dissenting opinions.
12. Administrators recognize the personal and professional accomplishments of all staff members.
13. Administrators actively engage teachers in conversations about effective instructional strategies.
14. Administrators promote a collective responsibility for results.
15. Administrators hold all members of our school’s faculty accountable for student achievement.
I think it would be a good strategy to turn these questions around and ask them of myself. “Am I consistently involving the staff in discussions and making decisions about important school issues?” Etc.