Designed by OLEVI, endorsed by the National College and facilitated by our highly experienced school leaders, the Outstanding Teacher Programme (OTP) gives good teachers a set of high level skills and strategies that enable them to become consistently and sustainably outstanding.
the ability to engage with reflective and critical thinking about teaching in order to improve learning outcomes for all pupils
practical coaching strategies in order to raise school wide aspirations
the ability to create a proactive, reflective school culture where the quality of teaching and learning is openly observed, discussed, challenged and enhanced
increased professional ownership and accountability and opportunities to reflect upon how this impacts on 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
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 feedback to evaluate the impact of their teaching
a willingness to develop their ability to influence and empower peers to excel
This programme will commence in January 2018 and is facilitated over a 10 week period, It will consist of two full days, 5 x half day sessions, plus 3 sessions of in school practice where peer planning and observation can take place.