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The Outstanding Newly or Recently Qualified Science Teacher

Develop as a strong member of the science department by using key elements of outstanding teaching and learning

Inhouse Training Course In-house

This course is only available to be delivered in your school. To find out how we can tailor this course to fit your needs, call our in-house team on 020 8253 8241 to receive a free, no-obligation quote.

If you are looking to attend a course externally, you may be interested in Developing Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Assessment for NQTs.


Suitable for: Newly qualified science teachers looking for inspiration and support in their role in UK secondary or special schools.

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary

Course Reference: 7645WW

Ignore the horror stories. Most of the time, teaching is a wonderful and fulfilling job – but in those first few years there is a steep learning curve and you’ll need a lot of support. This motivational one day course is full of practical ideas to help Science teachers address the many concerns of the early years in the job – work-life balance, behaviour, finding your niche – so you can be free to inspire your students and develop into an outstanding teacher.

  • Establish yourself quickly in your new role and forge strong relationships with your colleagues
  • Develop positive, pupil-centred strategies to tackle poor behaviour in the classroom
  • Understand what it means for learning to be Outstanding in science according to Ofsted and how your teaching can aspire to this
  • Plan successfully for your future, identifying appropriate development opportunities to help you continually improve

Sessions

Finding your feet in the early years
  • Responding to the challenges of the early years in teaching
  • Building strong, open relationships with colleagues and managers and working successfully within the cultures and ethos of your school
  • Developing an effective home-school partnership with your students’ parents and carers
Getting behaviour under control
  • Creating a positive and engaging classroom environment
  • Setting clear expectations and how to respond to inappropriate behaviour
  • What to do when the strategies you’ve been taught don’t work
Aspiring to outstanding
  • Placing outstanding learning and progress at the heart of your classroom environment
  • Planning for engaging learning without the heartache and late nights
  • What makes for effective assessment? Useful strategies for managing marking, record keeping and reports
A successful future ahead
  • Taking your first steps on the career ladder – planning for your progression and development as a teacher
  • How to get more involved in the life of the school and take on more responsibility
  • Where to get support for those inevitable bumps in the road
Excellent day full of useful tips tailored to your needs. Stephanie Taylor, West Exe Technology College
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