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Teaching Manager - Departments and Subjects

Course overview

Learn how to configure your departments and subjects, and see how different types of school might decide to structure their Teaching Manager module.


Users who will build and manage the academic structure, such as Academic Leaders and/or IT specialists with full access to Teaching Manager.


17 minutes.


You'll need to know your way around iSAMS, and have a basic understanding of Teaching Manager. We suggest you complete the following courses before this one:


Although accessible on all devices, this course works best on a desktop or laptop PC. A headset or speakers are recommended. 

Course contents

Build Your Teaching Structure

  • Build Your Teaching Structure
  • Considerations Before You Start

Teaching Departments

  • Create and Manage Teaching Departments

Subject View

  • Create and Manage Subjects
  • Assign Staff to Departments and Subjects

Organise Departments & Subjects

  • Departments and Subjects in Action

What's included?

  • 1 video
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Real school examples
  • Animated infographics

Set up and manage teaching departments

Set up and manage subjects

Allocate staff to departments and subjects

Meet the instructor

Duncan McCorkindale

E-Learning Content Developer
Duncan joined iSAMS in 2019, with a strong and varied background in Learning and Development. He has since helped hundreds of our schools make a success of their move to iSAMS, and is passionate about helping everyone get the most out of their system.

Outside of work, Duncan enjoys playing music and exploring the waters and forests of the Wye Valley.