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Training for appraisal leaders and senior teams.

Designed for senior leaders with responsibility for implementing appraisal effectively across the school and integrating it fully to school improvement and staff development, this interactive workshop training takes delegates through the appraisal process from start to finish.

It will help them understand the key elements of appraisal and provide them with the tools for adapting their school processes to become exemplars of best practice.

It explores the key leadership and management issues surrounding high quality appraisal and looks at how to use the Teachers’ Standards and the school’s improvement priorities to set challenging yet relevant objectives for staff. The training will provide templates for all the documents and forms needed to implement appraisal in school and each delegate will receive a copy of the Practical Handbook for Staff Appraisal and Development.

An important dimension to this course will be the role of the appraisal lead/senior team in ensuring appraisal is delivered in line with the school’s Appraisal Policy.

The training will cover:

  1. The appraisal process and school improvement
    • What is appraisal
    • Appraisal and school development planning
    • Appraisal Policy in practice
    • The role of appraisers
    • Setting objectives
    • Collecting evidence
    • Interim and Final Reviews
    • Pay progression
    • Appraisal and CPD
  2. Leading appraisal in school
    • Interpreting the school’s culture for appraisal – getting it right
    • Quality assurance
    • Managing the administration
    • Appraisal and Ofsted
    • Tackling underperformance and managing difficult staff
    • Pay progression

What you will get:

The school will receive a copy of the Practical Handbook for Staff Appraisal and Development that gives in depth advice and guidance for all elements of teacher, headteacher and support staff appraisal along with a series of templates and documents to support an effective process in school.

You will also receive a copy of any presentation slides used during the day.

This training event is available as a single school INSET or for clusters or groups of schools. Prices are dependent upon numbers involved and timings. Please contact us for a quote.

To make an enquiry or book please call 0800 788 0444, email support@llo.org.uk or use our online contact form.