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SCOTTISH TEACHER EDUCATION COMMITTEE

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									                                                     SCOTTISH TEACHER EDUCATION COMMITTEE

                                               PROFILE FOR ENTRY TO THE TEACHING PROFESSION
I confirm that the named individual below has successfully completed their Initial Teacher Education Programme, has achieved the
Standard for Initial Teacher Education (SITE) and has been recommended for Provisional Registration with GTCS.

Probationer Teacher’s Name

Date of birth                                                                          GTCS No

University                                                                             Programme

Tutor Name                                                                             Designation

Tutor Signature                                                                        Date
In successfully achieving SITE the above named probationer has been able to provide evidence that he/she is able to:
1        PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
1.1      Curriculum
         Demonstrate a sound knowledge and understanding of the relevant area(s) of pre-school, primary or secondary school curriculum
         Demonstrate the knowledge and understanding to fulfil their responsibilities in respect of literacy and numeracy; personal, social and health
         education; and ICT, as appropriate to the sector and stage of education.
         Demonstrate the knowledge and understanding to enable them to plan coherent and progressive teaching programmes, and justify what they
         teach.
         Demonstrate an understanding of the nature of the curriculum and its development.
1.2      Education systems and professional responsibilities
         Demonstrate a broad and critical understanding of the principal features of the education system, educational policy and practice.
         Demonstrate a good working knowledge of the sector in which they teach and their professional responsibilities within it.
1.3      Principles and perspectives
         Draw on relevant principles, perspectives and theories to inform professional values and practices.
         Demonstrate an understanding of research and its contribution to education.
2        PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES
2.1      Teaching and learning
         Plan coherent, progressive teaching programmes which match pupil needs and abilities and can justify what they teach
         Communicate effectively, using a variety of media, to stimulate pupils and achieve the objectives of lessons.
         Employ a range of teaching strategies and justify their approach.
         Set expectations and a pace of work which make appropriate demands on all pupils.
         Work effectively in co-operation with other professionals/adults to promote learning.
2.2      Classroom organisation and management
         Organise classes and lessons to ensure that all pupils are safe and productively employed when working individually, in groups or as a class.
         Manage pupil behaviour fairly, sensitively and consistently by the use of appropriate rewards and sanctions and know when it is necessary to
         seek advice.
2.3      Pupil assessment
         Understand and apply the principles of assessment, recording and reporting.
         Use the results of assessment to evaluate and improve teaching and to improve standards of attainment
2.4      Professional reflection and communication
         Access and evaluate professionally relevant literature.
         Construct and sustain reasoned and coherent arguments about educational matters and professional practices.
         Reflect on and act to improve the effectiveness of their own practice and contribute to the processes of curriculum development and school
         development planning.
3        PROFESSIONAL VALUES AND PERSONAL COMMITMENT
         Value and demonstrate a commitment to social justice and inclusion.
         Value themselves as growing professionals by taking responsibility for their professional learning and development
         Value, respect and show commitment to the communities in which they work.

In successfully achieving SITE the above named probationer teacher has demonstrated competence in the following Transferable Skills which are
generic abilities derived from and integral to the Standard.

      Develop and manage effective relationships with others
      Communicate and report effectively both orally and in writing
      Demonstrate a capacity for self knowledge, self criticism and an understanding of education as a life-long process
      Use research, gather evidence and adopt a rationale and critical approach to choice and decision making
      Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of others, respecting their individual rights, and supporting their development; and show sensitivity to the needs of communities
      Justify a personal stance on educational issues by reference to appropriate evidence
      Locate professional action in its social, political and community context
      Be effective in administration and management, using new technologies with confidence when appropriate
      Have the capacity to work with and manage change
      By systematic, well prepared and capable of planning ahead

Profile for Entry to the Teaching Profession                                                                                                                     Page 1 of 4
                                                     SCOTTISH TEACHER EDUCATION COMMITTEE

                                               PROFILE FOR ENTRY TO THE TEACHING PROFESSION

                                    STRENGTHS - STATEMENT BY PROBATIONER TEACHER
                      FOR DISCUSSION WITH SUPPORTER/MENTOR AT THE START OF THE INDUCTION PERIOD

(To be completed by the probationer teacher. Comments should indicate strengths in each category and identify proposed targets/actions for the induction period which
will allow the probationer teacher to further develop these strengths as they work towards the SFR. This statement should be used as a starting point for discussion with
the mentor/supporter early in the induction period and may need to be modified to create an agreed targets and actions for the induction period taking into account the
context of probationer’s school and teaching commitments.)

I have identified my strengths from evidence in my portfolio/School Experience file and my tutor/school reports.

1 Professional Knowledge and Understanding
Strengths                                  Proposed Target(s)                                                     Proposed action for induction period and
                                                                                                                  achievement of SFR




2 Professional Skills and Abilities
Strengths                                                ProposedTarget(s)                                        Proposed action for induction period and
                                                                                                                  achievement of SFR




3 Professional Values and Personal Commitment
Strengths                                                Proposed Target(s)                                       Proposed action for induction period and
                                                                                                                  achievement of SFR




Probationer Teacher’s Signature                                                                                                  Date

University Tutor’s Signature                                                          Statement discussed and agreed

Date                                                                                  Verified as probationer teacher’s own statement


Profile for Entry to the Teaching Profession                                                                                                                   Page 2 of 4
                                                     SCOTTISH TEACHER EDUCATION COMMITTEE
                                               PROFILE FOR ENTRY TO THE TEACHING PROFESSION

                        PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT NEEDS - STATEMENT BY PROBATIONER TEACHER
                      FOR DISCUSSION WITH SUPPORTER/MENTOR AT THE START OF THE INDUCTION PERIOD

(To be completed by the probationer teacher. Comments should indicate strengths in each category and identify proposed targets/actions for the induction period which
will allow the probationer teacher to further develop these strengths as they work towards the SFR. This statement should be used as a starting point for discussion with
the mentor/supporter early in the induction period and may need to be modified to create an agreed targets and actions for the induction period taking into account the
context of probationer’s school and teaching commitments.)

I have identified my development needs from evidence in my portfolio/School Experience file and my tutor/school reports

1 Professional Knowledge and Understanding
Development Needs                         Proposed Target(s)                                                       Proposed action for induction period and
                                                                                                                   achievement of SFR




2 Professional Skills and Abilities
Development Needs                                      Proposed Target(s)                                          Proposed action for induction period and
                                                                                                                   achievement of SFR




3 Professional Values and Personal Commitment
Development Needs                         Proposed Target(s)                                                       Proposed action for induction period and
                                                                                                                   achievement of SFR




Probationer Teacher’s Signature                                                                                                  Date

University Tutor’s Signature                                                          Statement discussed and agreed

Date                                                                                  Verified as probationer teacher’s own statement



Profile for Entry to the Teaching Profession                                                                                                                   Page 3 of 4
                                                     SCOTTISH TEACHER EDUCATION COMMITTEE
                                               PROFILE FOR ENTRY TO THE TEACHING PROFESSION

                        OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS AND QUALITIES - STATEMENT BY PROBATIONER TEACHER
                      FOR DISCUSSION WITH SUPPORTER/MENTOR AT THE START OF THE INDUCTION PERIOD



Other relevant achievements and qualities (reflection on professional and other relevant experiences)




Areas of Specialism (including Further Professional Studies or Electives)




Probationer Teacher’s Signature                                                         Date

Profile for Entry to the Teaching Profession                                                            Page 4 of 4

								
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