Outstanding Teacher Programme (OTP)

“I have been inspired to question, evaluate and reflect on my own practice. Already this has had an impact as I have put in place many of the golden nuggets I have gleamed each week, not just in my own class but within my school.”  Coventry Primary Teacher

Brief Overview: The Outstanding Teacher Programme:

  • Provides in-depth coaching to deepen teachers’ understanding of outstanding classroom practice. Participants improve through facilitated practice activities as structured opportunities to reflect on teaching approaches and their quality and impact
  • Introduces and consolidates new knowledge and skills, and focuses on what makes teaching and learning outstanding
  • Requires learning 3s to prepare and present at an outstanding level to the whole delegate group for evaluation against DR ICE
  • Forms part of the school’s professional development provision as this supports the implementation of agreed best practice and national agendas
  • Provides strong input on the progression against the professional standards of excellence and advanced skills teachers. This programme is crucial for teachers involved in developing Leadership in Teaching and Learning.
Facilitators: Experienced and successful school leaders from Castle Phoenix, Swan and Blue Sky Teaching Schools who are trained and experienced OTP facilitators.

Who is it suitable for:

 

The Outstanding Teacher Programme gives good (and outstanding) teachers a set of high level skills and strategies that enable them to become consistently and sustainably outstanding. It is open to teachers with the potential and capacity to consistently deliver outstanding lessons from primary, special needs, early years and secondary phases.
What will you take away with you? e.g. resources, learning points etc. Strategies and resources to secure outstanding teaching and learning.
What is the intended impact for you and your school? It will help you to:

  • Demonstrate higher level understanding of teaching and improve learning for pupils
  •  Increase the job satisfaction and create opportunities for further leadership and career progression.
  • Enable you to coach colleagues in your own school and in other schools to raise performance levels
  • Create a proactive school culture where the quality of teaching and learning is observed, discussed, challenged and enhanced
Costs: £615

Cohort 2 – Summer Term

Contact: Victoria Hastie
Teaching School: Swan
Tel: 024 7625 1756 (Ext. 1714)
Email: vhastie.staff@sidneystringeracademy.org.uk

 

Sessions Date Time Venue
Session 1 Thursday 3 May 2018 9.00am – 12:30pm Sidney Stringer Academy
Session 2 Friday 11 May 2018 9.00am – 4.00pm Sidney Stringer Academy
Session 3 Wednesday 16 May 2018 9.00am – 12.30pm Sidney Stringer Academy
Session 4 Tuesday 22 May 2018 9.00am – 12.00pm or 1.00pm – 4.00pm Your own school
Session 5 Wednesday 6 June 2018 9.00am – 4.00pm Sidney Stringer Academy
Session 6 Tuesday 12 June 2018

9.00am – 12.00pm or

1.00pm – 4.00pm

Your own school
Session 7 Thursday 21 June 2018 9.00am – 12:30pm Sidney Stringer Academy
Session 8 Wednesday 27 June 2018 9.00am – 12:30pm Sidney Stringer Academy
Session 9 Wednesday 4 July 2018

9.00am – 12.00pm or

1.00pm – 4.00pm

Your own school
Session 10 Thursday 12 July 2018 9.00am – 12:30pm Sidney Stringer Academy
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