Timings: 8.30am – 1pm
Venue: Westcliff High School for Girls, Westcliff-on-sea, Essex SS0 0BS (Map)
Target audience: Open to all primary & secondary teachers who are, or have the potential to be, outstanding.
About the training:
Designed by OLEVI and facilitated by experienced school leaders and teachers, the Outstanding Teacher Programme (OTP) gives good and outstanding teachers a set of high level skills and strategies that enable them to become consistently and sustainably outstanding. Utilised in the London and City Challenge Projects and endorsed by the National College, the OTP has gained a national reputation for raising standards in teaching and learning.
To provide teachers with:
- the ability to demonstrate higher level understanding of teaching and improve learning for their pupils;
- the ability to coach colleagues and pupils in their own school and in other schools to raise performance levels;
- the ability to create a proactive school culture where the quality of teaching and learning is openly observed, discussed, challenged and enhanced;
- increased professional satisfaction and create opportunities for further leadership and career progression.
This programme is open to teachers with the potential and capacity to deliver consistently outstanding lessons, and who want to develop a mindset of excellence.
Applicants need to demonstrate:
- strong commitment to Teaching and Learning and show that they are inspiring individuals with strong interpersonal skills and who are role models for students
- some recognition that indicates that they have the ability to become outstanding teachers
- a commitment to professional development and the ability to truly reflect on their practice, including using student feedback to evaluate the impact of their teaching
- a willingness to develop their ability to influence and empower peers to excel
About the Facilitators
Gail Fairfax is currently the Assistant Headteacher responsible for Teaching and Learning at Westcliff High School for Girls. This is her fifth year in this role, following her previous posts of Head of Year, Learning Manager and Head of Key Stage 4. Gail is an experienced teacher of Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 and currently teaches Modern Foreign Languages, PSHEE and the Extended Project Qualification; she has also previously taught Law. Gail is very passionate about teaching and learning; she continually strives to improve her own teaching and believes that sharing good practice is both enjoyable and incredibly important in securing better learning outcomes for pupils.
Charlotte Dron is currently Acting Head of English and is responsible for Key Stage Three. She also enjoys her role as a TLC Leader. Charlotte likes experimenting with a range of multimodal strategies in the classroom at all key stages and has taught A Level and Key Stage Three Drama, which has given her an insight into creative approaches to texts; she has also recently started to teach Key Stage Three PSHCEE. She believes sharing good practice with colleagues is instrumental in moving education forward in a stimulating and rigorous way.
Cost: £645 per person
Book Online: http://www.setsa.info/otp-summer-2017-booking-form.html
For further information in advance of making a booking, please contact Emma Emmerton or Emma Lowne on 01702 509365 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that the maximum number of participants on the course is 15, so we anticipate that spaces will fill up quickly.
Download the flyer >> otp_summer_2017_flyer.pdf