NQT's + 2 thinking further ahead to the Upper Pay Range
It would be worthwhile for you to consider these standards early (i.e. now) and have a think about which of them you may struggle to evidence. Therefore, the work you do in curriculum areas and indicate on your Performance Management Targets could be focussed around these and accumulating evidence for that progression. This should be really motivational and would tie in nicely with the work you are undertaking in your respective curriculum areas.
(1) Professional attributesFrameworks
P1. Contribute significantly, where appropriate, to implementing workplace policies and practice and to promoting collective responsibility for their implementation.
(2) Professional knowledge and understandingTeaching and learning
P2. Have an extensive knowledge and understanding of how to use and adapt a range of teaching, learning and behaviour management strategies, including how to personalise learning to provide opportunities for all learners to achieve their potential.
Assessment and monitoring
P3. Have an extensive knowledge and well-informed understanding of the assessment requirements and arrangements for the subjects/curriculum areas they teach, including those related to public examinations and qualifications.
P4. Have up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the different types of qualifications and specifications and their suitability for meeting learners’ needs.
Subjects and curriculum
P5. Have a more developed knowledge and understanding of their subjects/curriculum areas and related pedagogy including how learning progresses within them.
Health and well-being
P6. Have sufficient depth of knowledge and experience to be able to give advice on the development and well-being of children and young people.
(3) Professional skills
P7. Be flexible, creative and adept at designing learning sequences within lessons and across lessons that are effective and consistently well-matched to learning objectives and the needs of learners and which integrate recent developments, including those relating to subject/curriculum knowledge.
P8. Have teaching skills which lead to learners achieving well relative to their prior attainment, making progress as good as, or better than, similar learners nationally.
Team working and collaboration
P9. Promote collaboration and work effectively as a team member.
P10. Contribute to the professional development of colleagues through coaching and mentoring, demonstrating effective practice, and providing advice and feedback.