I really like Adam’s point about the half-forward flank. I wonder if thecan be a hindrance to overall school success? Is it possible that :
The problem with picking the right teacher is that there is no definitive means of finding such a person. This right teacher implies that we are fixed in everything that we do and think. In addition to this, the ‘right’ teacher for today, may not be the ‘right’ teacher for tomorrow. Another alternative is to provide the conditions for the right teacher to develop and grow.
In regards to leading a PLC and leadership in general, I think another way to think about that question is whether everyone has an optimal environment and team to foster as a leader? I agree about your point about people having certain characteristics being more beneficial, but if you know someone else has your back then it can make a world of difference.
I remember being told at University about the importance of finding the right school that fits with your beliefs, I think the same can go for leadership too.