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Developing Effective Performance Management and Appraisal Skills for Teachers

This one day course helps participants understand, develop and manage the appraisal process. It explores statutory requirements and provides opportunities for practical application of appraisal systems. The training is very practical in nature, giving participants the opportunity to discuss appraisal and reflect on practice.

  • Successfully navigate your way through the appraisal cycle
  • Prepare for the appraisal meeting and utilise self-appraisal forms
  • Conduct successful appraisal meetings
  • Meet statutory requirements
  • Write a concise appraisal report, drill down targets and set annual objectives and expectations
  • Check progress and evaluate impact over time using classroom evidence
  • Identify whole school needs and whole school improvement priorities
  • Take home a toolkit containing ready-to-use editable templates
    • Aimed at

      Headteachers, senior/middle leaders and team leaders in primary and secondary schools who are responsible for the appraisal and performance management of teaching staff.

      Detailed session timetable

      Session 1: 9:30-10:45

      The appraisal cycle
      • The appraisal calendar
      • The appraisal steps
      • The source of the expectations
      • Linking descriptors to the pay-band structure

      Session 2: 11:00-12:15

      Whole school needs
      • Expectations
      • Targets
      • Teachers' standards
      • Pupil outcomes
      • whole school improvement priorities
      • Whole school needs: the last inspection
      • Whole school needs: value-added data
      • Whole-school needs: strengths and weaknesses in pupil groups
      • Whole school needs: current progress in each teaching group
      • Whole school needs: the quality of teaching, learning and assessment towards individual targets for each teacher

      Session 3: 1:00-2:15

      Individual targets
      • Evidence from monitoring: collating evidence for an individual
      • Taking into account previous learning and progress over time
      • Drill down appraisal targets linked to pupil groups
      • Collating outcomes for the pupil group
      • Appraisal targets
      • Annual objectives
      Classroom evidence
      • Drop-in observations
      • Case study DVD: Year 5
      • Checking evidence of impact over time
      • Checking progress through work sampling
      • Synthesising the evidence

      Session 4: 2:30-3:45

      Observing individuals
      • Methodology
      • Case study DVD: role play outdoors, Reception
      • Case study DVD: role play indoors
      Performance review
      • Using a self-appraisal form
      The appraisal meeting
      • Preparing for the appraisal meeting: the appraiser record
      The written report
      • Written report: brief and to the point

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