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CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL Improving Teaching & Learning / Leadership & Management DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES What opportunities are there How can I work with other FOR TEACHING STAFF What can I do? How could my school support me? How will I use LA support? through national / regional schools? programmes? Teachers Join subject/professional association e.g. GTC Ensure effective induction programme, including RTP / GTP second school placement. GTP weekly programme Join RTP/GTP programme in conjunction with Start a CPD portfolio observations by, and of, colleagues NQT – network with colleagues through local Extensive NQT support programme CSF and University of Herts Overseas Trained Teachers Become familiar with resources to support T&L Offer opportunities to join national strategy support networks / central training Full range of generic and subject specific training Join NQT accreditation programme, University of QTS (standards) e.g. national strategies, HGfL developments and training Attend subject cluster / good practice meetings Newsletters from national strategies and subject Herts GTP / Registered Make effective use of mentor / coach School to allocate whole school responsibility for Visit a leading teacher / AST advisers Participate in relevant Fast Track training Fast-Track Identify small area for development with team fast track candidates Attend local network meetings Subject leadership training as part of NQT Investigate Professional Association learning NQT (induction standards) Shadow subject leader or year leader to gain programme opportunities insight into leadership role OTT Induction Programme Join OTTP programme to gain UK / QTS Early Career Teachers Use performance management discussions to Provide opportunities for: Take advantage of links with: Termly strategy newsletters and consultant Participate in national strategies Leading Teacher identify future career progression - fast track teachers to undertake whole school - specialist schools support where appropriate programmes Y2 – 5 in the profession Teaching & Learning Undertake wider professional reading on responsibilities - training schools A CPD programme geared to needs of early Investigate opportunities offered by NCSL / Higher Threshold Teachers leadership and management - teachers to undertake small scale action - leading teachers in other schools career teachers Education Maintain CPD portfolio research with teaching & learning - learning networks Opportunities to share good practice via HGfL Investigate Professional Association learning Develop further skills in: data handling, self - T&L discussion / development groups - schools in your consortium Accredited courses supported by University of opportunities evaluation, ICT Offer coaching / mentoring opportunities for Cambridge in T&L Extend generic / subject specific expertise emerging leaders Take part in or lead: Training courses for aspiring leaders Evaluate your progress against threshold Offer opportunities for management of small - subject/aspect network meetings Consultancy packages for leadership standards scale projects - primary learning networks development for local clusters of schools Investigate opportunities for professional Provide opportunities to develop links with development within your school business and employers Experienced Teachers Continue to develop portfolio to demonstrate Provide opportunities for: Undertake outreach work in local schools Support your outreach work via meetings and Update knowledge of national developments e.g. relevant standards - coaching colleagues Lead best practice workgroups or clusters conferences through browsing GTC, TDA, ELC websites and Expert Teachers / Coaches Develop a range of capabilities or areas of - mentoring NQTs and others Attend networks of subject co-ordinators / HoDs / Contribute to LA CPD opportunities subscriptions to professional publications Advanced Skills Teachers (AST standards) expertise that can be used within and across - running master-classes for teaching and pastoral leaders / leaders of learning Undertake accredited research e.g. Cambridge Access NCSL websites e.g. Talk2Learn Excellent Teachers (ET standards) schools support staff Participate in local networks and/or LA training Masters programme in conjunction with CSF Attend regional/national conferences Leading Teachers (national strategies) Develop expertise in: monitoring and evaluation, - presentations to governors and other Participate in leading teacher Investigate Professional Association learning Subject Coaches action planning, feedback stakeholders programmes/networks opportunities Develop an outreach record Provide leadership opportunities to improve Lead working groups on specific whole school teaching and learning in school issues Opportunities to shadow senior colleagues Become an examination marker/assessor Investigate opportunities and training for middle leadership e.g. shadow a middle leader *Middle Leaders Ensure you meet subject leader/SENCO/INCO Through line & performance management, Work with other middle leaders through: Consultancy support Explore opportunities with primary & secondary standards ensure that raising the quality of teaching & - consortium Training for middle leaders/generic/subject strategies Subject Leader / Co-ordinator (standards) Be confident in analysis and use of data learning has highest priority - development of learning resources specific/coaching and mentoring Undertake Leading from the Middle (NCSL and Head of Dept / Faculty Ensure high quality teaching in your area through Provide opportunities for: Facilitation of subject networks ELC) or other leadership programmes SENCO /INCO (standards) providing a role model and through monitoring - teaching & learning discussion forum Take part in or lead: Opportunities to take part in TIPD Continue to update knowledge as above Leaders of Learning and evaluation of others - high quality training related to teaching and - subject/aspect network meetings Joint Masters programme with Cambridge Investigate Professional Association learning Pastoral Team Leaders / Heads of Year Work towards a higher level qualification learning - primary learning networks Opportunities to contribute to conferences, opportunities Prioritise teaching & learning in your work - participation in whole school reviews of courses and network meetings Lead a whole school initiative teaching and learning Facilitate local subject co-ordinators/heads of Support new middle leaders through peer Offer opportunities to become associate member department meetings mentoring and coaching of SLT Training / Conferences for: Become a governor Provide effective line & performance - Heads of subject Investigate opportunities and training for senior management in line with national standards - SENCOs/INCOs leadership e.g. shadowing a senior colleague Provide mentoring and training opportunities to - primary subject co-ordinators develop leadership skills - leaders of learning / curriculum Leadership & Management leaders *Leadership Team Members Sustain own teaching expertise: e.g. via peer Undertake leadership roles in teaching & Ensure consistency in teaching and learning: e.g. Membership of LA tasks / working parties Apply for NPQH/NPQICL observation learning: e.g. via effective transition – across phases / across Take part in a networked learning community Attend Leadership conferences e.g. at NCSL Assistant Head Undertake appropriate training for any new - leading school-based/local/national consortium / networks Contribute to Research and Best Practice Undertake further or higher level qualifications at Deputy Head subject specialist teaching initiatives Organise joint training in T&L across consortium / website (HGfL) HEI Ensure a relentless focus on teaching & learning - attend / make presentations at Governors network / partner schools Access support for T&L in your school through Undertake Personalised Leadership Learning across school: e.g. meetings Attend/lead meetings of local networks AST/ET networks Programme – PLLP (NCSL) - promote national strategy materials - co-ordinate a coaching programme Attend LA conferences Apply for trainee heads scheme - drive forward school, local, national priorities Shadow the headteacher or deputy head Attend SLT induction courses Continue to update knowledge as above - ensure effective monitoring and evaluation Coach a middle manager Membership of LA working parties Investigate Professional Association learning Coach others in school Assume acting headteacher role in Head’s opportunities Join a professional association, maintain a absence professional portfolio Assume responsibility for a range of roles e.g. Investigate training and development for data, budget, performance management headship Take an active role in annual external review of school’s self evaluation *Early Headship Sustain own teaching expertise Regular meetings with Chair of Governors As above Attend new headteacher induction programme Participate in Early Headship Programme Ensure a relentless focus on teaching & learning Governing Body to provide resources to support Forge links with local networks / consortium Be mentored by an experienced head (NCSL) HIP across school performance management/development Attend LA headteacher conferences Investigate opportunities offered by National Join professional association / leadership Join County headteacher associations (HASSH, College for School Leaders (NCSL) association PHF, SHF) Use performance management effectively to Take up facilitated coaching partnerships identify and address needs Research other opportunities as suggested in the Develop your relationship with SLT LA leadership strategy Be mentored by an experienced head *Experienced Heads Coach your leadership team and colleague Governing Body support to provide opportunities As above As above LPSH (NCSL) headteachers to undertake work beyond own school e.g. Mentor newly appointed heads Join executive of County headteacher Headteacher International Visits (NCSL) Succession planning to ensure sustained mentoring, SIP role. Secondment to another school associations OFSTED training leadership Governing Body support in developing leadership Exchange with partner school Become a local School Improvement Partner SIP accreditation Foster a culture of distributed leadership within across all levels within school Research other opportunities as suggested in the Consultant Leadership Training (NCSL & PNS) your school LA leadership strategy Regional conferences (ELC) * Further opportunities will be promoted through the LA’s Leadership Strategy – launch date Autumn 2006 KEY: AST: Advanced Skills Teacher HIP: Headteachers’ Induction Programme NPQH: National Professional Qualification for Headship SENCO: Special Educational Needs Coordinator CPD: Continuing Professional Development HGfL: Hertfordshire Grid for Learning NPQICL: National Professional Qualification in Integrated Centre Leadership SHF: Special School Heads Forum ELC Eastern Leadership Centre HoD: Head of Department NQ : Newly Qualified Teacher SLT: Senior Leadership Team ET: Excellent Teacher INCO: Inclusion Coordinator OTT: Overseas Trained Teachers T&L: Teaching & Learning GTC: General Teaching Council L&M: Leadership & Management PHF: Primary Heads Forum TDA: Training & Development Agency GTP : Graduate Teacher Programme LPSH: Leadership Programme for Serving Headteachers PNS: Primary National Strategy TIPD: Teachers International Professional Development HASSH: Hertfordshire Association of Secondary Heads NCSL: National College for School Leaders QTS: Qualified Teacher Status
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