Career Development Produced as part of the Partnership Development Schools (PDS) Strategy Phase 3 2008-09 (Lead PDS: The Park Community School. Contact Chris Ley ([email protected]) Check list Item All 3 Assessments successfully Done √ completed. Portfolio of Development well established. √ A good knowledge of what is means to be a good effective teacher. √ What Now? Now that you have made it through your NQT year you could potentially have many options laid out in front of you, for example: Stay put (if an option) – gain further experience and confidence reinforcing what you have already learnt. Move – A fresh start in a new school giving you the opportunity to establish yourself on an equal footing to all other teachers. Career Progression (1) For many teachers becoming solid, effective classroom teachers on a full time basis without any additional responsibilities is sufficient. However, as you grow in your career you may wish to take on more within your department or whole school. Different Routes.. Pastoral Head of Year Head of House ITT/Pupil Mentor What else……? Curriculum Head of Department (2nd In Department) Organising events Performance Management – What is it and what does it involve? Who performance manages whom? Lesson observation – choosing the focus Target setting – how? what targets? success criteria? What happens if targets aren’t met? Links with CPD Links with salary progression Keeping a portfolio – what evidence should be kept? Career Progression (2) What do the following mean? UPS (Upper Pay Scale) TLR 1, 2 (Teaching & Learning Responsibility Allowances) Excellent Teachers Scheme NPQH (National Professional Qualification for Headship) LfTM (Leading from the Middle – CPD for middle management) Fast Track Teaching Programme Continued Professional Development (CPD) Why it is important Whose responsibility is it? – shared between teacher/school CPD entitlement – dependant on a number of factors – e.g. need (personal & school); relevance; cost ‘In-house’ INSET Externally provided INSET Where can you get details of courses from? The internet LEA website (DES) External Providers – Lighthouse, Wharf Mill Training, etc. Roles of the Head of Department & CPD Coordinator You decide..