Noticeboard category : Head teachers

Educate’s Top 5 Tips for Addressing Ofsted’s Appraisal and Pay Agenda

TIP 1: FOCUS ON TEACHING OVER TIME RATHER THAN OVERALL LESSON OBSERVATION GRADES. Several schools we have worked with recently have said they are moving away from giving an overall grade for a lesson; preferring instead to give graded feedback on the quality of the individual components of professional practice seen – marking, differentiation, assessment, […]

Last chance to book: Dealing with Underperforming Teachers, TLR Holders and Senior Leaders Under the New Ofsted Framework – What Heads and Governors Need to Do

We are running a major London course for Head Teachers, Senior Leaders and Governors. Monday 27th April 2015 – London – Complimentary breakfast and lunch Download the April Underperforming Staff Course Programme here Governors need to:  Set clear expectations of the level of performance they expect for each pay point Consider regular half-termly anonymised reports on the […]

School Business Managers and Staff Pay: How You Can Prevent Your School Being Downgraded in Ofsted

School Business Managers have an important role to play in preventing heads and governors casting the school into a category – as is happening surprisingly frequently under the new Ofsted framework. For all schools implementing The School Teachers Pay & Conditions Document (the majority of Academies) the 2013 version (for teachers) and the 2014 version […]