Professional Practice

Standard

4 Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments

Focus area

4.1
Support student participation

Graduate

Identify strategies to support inclusive student participation and engagement in classroom activities.

Proficient

Establish and implement inclusive and positive interactions to engage and support all students in classroom activities.

Highly Accomplished

Model effective practice and support colleagues to implement inclusive strategies that engage and support all students.

Lead

Demonstrate and lead by example the development of productive and inclusive learning environments across the school by reviewing inclusive strategies and exploring new approaches to engage and support all students.

Career stages

4.2
Manage classroom activities

Demonstrate the capacity to organise classroom activities and provide clear directions.

Establish and maintain orderly and workable routines to create an environment where student time is spent on learning tasks.

Model and share with colleagues a flexible repertoire of strategies for classroom management to ensure all students are engaged in purposeful activities.

Initiate strategies and lead colleagues to implement effective classroom management and promote student responsibility for learning.

4.3
Manage challenging behaviour

Demonstrate knowledge of practical approaches to manage challenging behaviour.

Manage challenging behaviour by establishing and negotiating clear expectations with students and address discipline issues promptly, fairly and respectfully.

Develop and share with colleagues a flexible repertoire of behaviour management strategies using expert knowledge and workplace experience.

Lead and implement behaviour management initiatives to assist colleagues to broaden their range of strategies.

4.4
Maintain student safety

Describe strategies that support students’ wellbeing and safety working within school and/or system, curriculum and legislative requirements.

Ensure students’ wellbeing and safety within school by implementing school and/ or system, curriculum and legislative requirements.

Initiate and take responsibility for implementing current school and/or system, curriculum and legislative requirements to ensure student wellbeing and safety.

Evaluate the effectiveness of student wellbeing policies and safe working practices using current school and/or system, curriculum and legislative requirements and assist colleagues to update their practices.

4.5
Use ICT safely, responsibly and ethically

Demonstrate an understanding of the relevant issues and the strategies available to support the safe, responsible and ethical use of ICT in learning and teaching.

Incorporate strategies to promote the safe, responsible and ethical use of ICT in learning and teaching.

Model, and support colleagues to develop, strategies to promote the safe, responsible and ethical use of ICT in learning and teaching.

Review or implement new policies and strategies to ensure the safe, responsible and ethical use of ICT in learning and teaching.