Career Pathway: Teacher

  • Keep a reflective CPD log
  • Undertake classroom/phase action research project
  • Read educational publications (see staff CPD library in the staffroom)
  • Write a blog
  • Teach different year groups /subjects

Recommended reading:

  • Teach Like a Champion (Doug Lemov)
  • Practice Perfect (Doug Lemov)
  • Teaching Walkthrus (Tom Sherrington)
  • Rosenshine’s Principles in Action (Tom Sherrington)
  • Take part in ‘Lesson Visit Training’ and observe colleagues. Practice giving feedback to colleagues.
  • Lead a school event/trip
  • Deliver training on an area of interest/research/expertise to phase/ year group, team
  • Write and develop PoS and relevant Summative Assessments
  • Generic support for applications to apply for TLR posts
  • Complete PM targets and review for self
  • Mentor/ coach a less-experienced colleague (e.g. ITT/ ECT)
  • Plan and lead a session for a T and L group (e.g. new staff induction or ITT CPD)
  • Participate and deliver training in your team
  • Participate in the recruitment of ITT
  • Support ITT trainees in subject
  • Shadow a middle leader
  • Analyse a data collection set across several classes
  • Manage a budget
  • Develop or amend a school policy
  • Participate in the recruitment of new staff
  • Lead an improvement/developmental project
  • Shadow and attend a phase leaders meeting
  • Become a model of best practice
  • Conduct and lead some QA processes in the department
  • Take part in QA processes with T and L Team
  • Shadow a middle leader in ‘Deep Dive’ meetings
  • Understand and embrace the school’s Christian Values
  • Observe a year group workstream or subject network
  • Observe teachers/professionals in other schools
  • Meet the ‘Middle Leader’ video
  • Attend moderation meeting
  • Access external CPD linked to subject/phase and educational pedagogy
  • Access Teaching School Hub opportunities
  • Access subject and behaviour hub training and materials
  • Access professional association development programmes
  • Access professional association resources
  • Online training and development courses
  • Explore / research opportunities for further study, e.g. Masters
  • Research and apply for a Specialist NPQs
  • Speak to your line manager about suitable TLR posts if they arise.

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