Making a success of your teaching placement is a vital part of achieving Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). With a focus on practical, this book provides essential guidance on how to translate the ‘outstanding’ criteria into practice. The authors break down the OfSTED criteria so that you can identify the skills and knowledge you need to make the most of your placements.

Packed with case studies, practical tasks and links to the (QTS) standards, the book is structured around: Developing professional knowledge; Planning; How to be an outstanding teacher; Classroom management; Teamwork; Assessment; Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

This book will help trainees make the difficult jump from ‘good’ to achieving an ‘outstanding’ on their placements.

Developing Your Own Professional Identity

Developing your own professional identity

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In this chapter we will consider the ways in which professional identity is shaped and how you can become a confident, reflective and outstanding teacher. Your own professional identity will develop from your own values and beliefs but will inevitably be influenced by colleagues, professional development, personal experience and a wide range of external factors. In this chapter we consider the key issues which you may need to address during your transition from trainee teacher to qualified teacher.

Developing a Professional Identity

As you approach your induction year you will have begun to develop an emerging sense of your own professional identity as a teacher. You will have started to develop your own beliefs and values ...

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