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Highly Accomplished teachers

Professional Knowledge (Highly Accomplished teachers)

Standard1Knowstudentsandhowtheylearn
Focusareas
1.1Physical,socialand
intellectualdevelopment
andcharacteristicsof
students
Selectfromaflexibleand
effectiverepertoireof
teachingstrategiestosuitthe
physical,socialand
intellectualdevelopmentand
characteristicsofstudents.

1.5Differentiateteachingto
meetthespecificlearning
needsofstudentsacross
thefullrangeofabilities
Evaluatelearningand
teachingprograms,using
studentassessmentdata,that
aredifferentiatedforthe
specificlearningneedsof
studentsacrossthefullrange
ofabilities.

1.2Understandhow
studentslearn
Expandunderstandingofhow
studentslearnusingresearch
andworkplaceknowledge.

1.3Studentswithdiverse
linguistic,cultural,religious
andsocioeconomic
backgrounds
Supportcolleaguesto
developeffectiveteaching
strategiesthataddressthe
learningstrengthsandneeds
ofstudentsfromdiverse
linguistic,cultural,religious
andsocioeconomic
backgrounds.

1.4Strategiesforteaching
AboriginalandTorresStrait
Islanderstudents
Provideadviceandsupport
colleaguesinthe
implementationofeffective
teachingstrategiesfor
AboriginalandTorresStrait
Islanderstudentsusing
knowledgeofandsupport
fromcommunity
representatives.

1.6Strategiestosupport
fullparticipationof
studentswithdisability
Workwithcolleaguesto
accessspecialistknowledge,
andrelevantpolicyand
legislation,todevelop
teachingprogramsthat
supporttheparticipationand
learningofstudentswith
disability.

Standard2Knowthecontentandhowtoteachit
Focusareas
2.1Contentandteaching
strategiesoftheteaching
area
Supportcolleaguesusing
currentandcomprehensive
knowledgeofcontentand
teachingstrategiestodevelop
andimplementengaging
learningandteaching
programs.

2.5Literacyandnumeracy
strategies
Supportcolleaguesto
implementeffectiveteaching

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2.2Contentselectionand
organisation

2.3Curriculum,
assessmentandreporting

Exhibitinnovativepracticein
theselectionandorganisation
ofcontentanddeliveryof
learningandteaching
programs.

Supportcolleaguestoplan
andimplementlearningand
teachingprogramsusing
contemporaryknowledgeand
understandingofcurriculum,
assessmentandreporting
requirements.

2.6Informationand
Communication
Technology(ICT)
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Modelhighlevelteaching

2.4Understandand
respectAboriginaland
TorresStraitIslander
peopletopromote
reconciliationbetween
Indigenousandnon
IndigenousAustralians
Supportcolleagueswith
providingopportunitiesfor
studentstodevelop
understandingofandrespect
forAboriginalandTorres
StraitIslanderhistories,
culturesandlanguages.

studentassessmentdata,that
aredifferentiatedforthe
specificlearningneedsof
studentsacrossthefullrange
ofabilities.

legislation,todevelop
teachingprogramsthat
supporttheparticipationand
learningofstudentswith
disability.

Standard2Knowthecontentandhowtoteachit
Focusareas
2.1Contentandteaching
strategiesoftheteaching
area
Supportcolleaguesusing
currentandcomprehensive
knowledgeofcontentand
teachingstrategiestodevelop
andimplementengaging
learningandteaching
programs.

2.5Literacyandnumeracy
strategies
Supportcolleaguesto
implementeffectiveteaching
strategiestoimprove
studentsliteracyand
numeracyachievement.

2.2Contentselectionand
organisation

2.3Curriculum,
assessmentandreporting

Exhibitinnovativepracticein
theselectionandorganisation
ofcontentanddeliveryof
learningandteaching
programs.

Supportcolleaguestoplan
andimplementlearningand
teachingprogramsusing
contemporaryknowledgeand
understandingofcurriculum,
assessmentandreporting
requirements.

2.4Understandand
respectAboriginaland
TorresStraitIslander
peopletopromote
reconciliationbetween
Indigenousandnon
IndigenousAustralians
Supportcolleagueswith
providingopportunitiesfor
studentstodevelop
understandingofandrespect
forAboriginalandTorres
StraitIslanderhistories,
culturesandlanguages.

2.6Informationand
Communication
Technology(ICT)
Modelhighlevelteaching
knowledgeandskillsand
workwithcolleaguestouse
currentICTtoimprovetheir
teachingpracticeandmake
contentrelevantand
meaningful.

Professional Practice (Highly Accomplished teachers)

Standard3Planforandimplementeffectiveteachingandlearning
Focusareas
3.1Establishchallenging
learninggoals
Developacultureofhigh
expectationsforallstudents
bymodellingandsetting
challenginglearninggoals.

3.2Plan,structureand
sequencelearning
programs
Workwithcolleaguestoplan,
evaluateandmodifylearning
andteachingprogramsto
createproductivelearning
environmentsthatengageall
students.

3.3Useteachingstrategies
Supportcolleaguestoselect
andapplyeffectiveteaching
strategiestodevelop
knowledge,skills,problem
solvingandcriticaland
creativethinking.

3.5Useeffectiveclassroom
communication

3.6Evaluateandimprove
teachingprograms

3.7Engageparents/carers
intheeducativeprocess

Assistcolleaguestoselecta
widerangeofverbalandnon
verbalcommunication
strategiestosupportstudents
understanding,engagement
andachievement.

Workwithcolleaguesto
reviewcurrentteachingand
learningprogramsusing
studentfeedback,student
assessmentdata,knowledge
ofcurriculumandworkplace
practices.

Workwithcolleaguesto
provideappropriateand
contextuallyrelevant
opportunitiesfor
parents/carerstobeinvolved
intheirchildrenslearning.

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3.4Selectanduse
resources
Assistcolleaguestocreate,
selectanduseawiderange
ofresources,includingICT,to
engagestudentsintheir
learning.

studentsliteracyand
numeracyachievement.

workwithcolleaguestouse
currentICTtoimprovetheir
teachingpracticeandmake
contentrelevantand
meaningful.

Professional Practice (Highly Accomplished teachers)

Standard3Planforandimplementeffectiveteachingandlearning
Focusareas
3.1Establishchallenging
learninggoals
Developacultureofhigh
expectationsforallstudents
bymodellingandsetting
challenginglearninggoals.

3.2Plan,structureand
sequencelearning
programs
Workwithcolleaguestoplan,
evaluateandmodifylearning
andteachingprogramsto
createproductivelearning
environmentsthatengageall
students.

3.3Useteachingstrategies
Supportcolleaguestoselect
andapplyeffectiveteaching
strategiestodevelop
knowledge,skills,problem
solvingandcriticaland
creativethinking.

3.5Useeffectiveclassroom
communication

3.6Evaluateandimprove
teachingprograms

3.7Engageparents/carers
intheeducativeprocess

Assistcolleaguestoselecta
widerangeofverbalandnon
verbalcommunication
strategiestosupportstudents
understanding,engagement
andachievement.

Workwithcolleaguesto
reviewcurrentteachingand
learningprogramsusing
studentfeedback,student
assessmentdata,knowledge
ofcurriculumandworkplace
practices.

Workwithcolleaguesto
provideappropriateand
contextuallyrelevant
opportunitiesfor
parents/carerstobeinvolved
intheirchildrenslearning.

3.4Selectanduse
resources
Assistcolleaguestocreate,
selectanduseawiderange
ofresources,includingICT,to
engagestudentsintheir
learning.

Standard4Createandmaintainsupportiveandsafelearningenvironments
Focusareas
4.1Supportstudent
participation

4.2Manageclassroom
activities

4.3Managechallenging
behaviour

Modeleffectivepracticeand
supportcolleaguesto
implementinclusivestrategies
thatengageandsupportall
students.

Modelandsharewith
colleaguesaflexible
repertoireofstrategiesfor
classroommanagementto
ensureallstudentsare
engagedinpurposeful
activities.

Developandsharewith
colleaguesaflexible
repertoireofbehaviour
managementstrategiesusing
expertknowledgeand
workplaceexperience.

4.4Maintainstudentsafety
Initiateandtakeresponsibility
forimplementingcurrent
schooland/orsystem,
curriculumandlegislative
requirementstoensure
studentwellbeingandsafety.

4.5UseICTsafely,
responsiblyandethically
Model,andsupport
colleaguestodevelop,
strategiestopromotethe
safe,responsibleandethical
useofICTinlearningand
teaching.

Standard5Assess,providefeedbackandreportonstudentlearning
Focusareas
5.1Assessstudent
learning
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Developandapplya

5.2Providefeedbackto
studentsontheirlearning

5.3Makeconsistentand
comparablejudgements

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Selectfromaneffectiverange

Organiseassessment

5.4Interpretstudentdata
Workwithcolleaguestouse
datafrominternalandexternal

colleaguestodevelop,
strategiestopromotethe
safe,responsibleandethical
useofICTinlearningand
teaching.

Standard5Assess,providefeedbackandreportonstudentlearning
Focusareas
5.1Assessstudent
learning

5.2Providefeedbackto
studentsontheirlearning

5.3Makeconsistentand
comparablejudgements

Developandapplya
comprehensiverangeof
assessmentstrategiesto
diagnoselearningneeds,
complywithcurriculum
requirementsandsupport
colleaguestoevaluatethe
effectivenessoftheir
approachestoassessment.

Selectfromaneffectiverange
ofstrategiestoprovide
targetedfeedbackbasedon
informedandtimely
judgementsofeachstudents
currentneedsinorderto
progresslearning.

Organiseassessment
moderationactivitiesthat
supportconsistentand
comparablejudgementsof
studentlearning.

5.4Interpretstudentdata
Workwithcolleaguestouse
datafrominternalandexternal
studentassessmentsfor
evaluatinglearningand
teaching,identifying
interventionsandmodifying
teachingpractice.

5.5Reportonstudent
achievement
Workwithcolleaguesto
constructaccurate,
informativeandtimelyreports
tostudentsandparents/carers
aboutstudentlearningand
achievement.

Professional Engagement (Highly Accomplished teachers)

Standard6Engageinprofessionallearning
Focusareas
6.1Identifyandplan
professionallearning
needs

6.2Engageinprofessional
learningandimprove
practice

AnalysetheAustralian
ProfessionalStandardsfor
Teacherstoplanpersonal
professionaldevelopment
goals,supportcolleaguesto
identifyandachievepersonal
developmentgoalsandpre
serviceteacherstoimprove
classroompractice.

Planforprofessionallearning
byaccessingandcritiquing
relevantresearch,engagein
highqualitytargeted
opportunitiestoimprove
practiceandofferquality
placementsforpreservice
teacherswhereapplicable.

6.3Engagewithcolleagues
andimprovepractice
Initiateandengagein
professionaldiscussionswith
colleaguesinarangeof
forumstoevaluatepractice
directedatimproving
professionalknowledgeand
practice,andtheeducational
outcomesofstudents.

6.4Applyprofessional
learningandimprove
studentlearning
Engagewithcolleaguesto
evaluatetheeffectivenessof
teacherprofessionallearning
activitiestoaddressstudent
learningneeds.

Standard7Engageprofessionallywithcolleagues,parents/carersandthecommunity
Focusareas
7.1Meetprofessional
ethicsandresponsibilities
Maintainhighethical
standardsandsupport
colleaguestointerpretcodes
ofethicsandexercisesound
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7.2Complywithlegislative,
administrativeand
organisational
requirements
Supportcolleaguestoreview
andinterpretlegislative,
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7.3Engagewiththe
parents/carers
Demonstrateresponsiveness
inallcommunicationswith
parents/carersabouttheir
childrenslearningand

7.4Engagewith
professionalteaching
networksandbroader
communities
Contributetoprofessional
networksandassociations

constructaccurate,
informativeandtimelyreports
tostudentsandparents/carers
aboutstudentlearningand
achievement.

Professional Engagement (Highly Accomplished teachers)

Standard6Engageinprofessionallearning
Focusareas
6.1Identifyandplan
professionallearning
needs

6.2Engageinprofessional
learningandimprove
practice

AnalysetheAustralian
ProfessionalStandardsfor
Teacherstoplanpersonal
professionaldevelopment
goals,supportcolleaguesto
identifyandachievepersonal
developmentgoalsandpre
serviceteacherstoimprove
classroompractice.

Planforprofessionallearning
byaccessingandcritiquing
relevantresearch,engagein
highqualitytargeted
opportunitiestoimprove
practiceandofferquality
placementsforpreservice
teacherswhereapplicable.

6.3Engagewithcolleagues
andimprovepractice
Initiateandengagein
professionaldiscussionswith
colleaguesinarangeof
forumstoevaluatepractice
directedatimproving
professionalknowledgeand
practice,andtheeducational
outcomesofstudents.

6.4Applyprofessional
learningandimprove
studentlearning
Engagewithcolleaguesto
evaluatetheeffectivenessof
teacherprofessionallearning
activitiestoaddressstudent
learningneeds.

Standard7Engageprofessionallywithcolleagues,parents/carersandthecommunity
Focusareas
7.1Meetprofessional
ethicsandresponsibilities
Maintainhighethical
standardsandsupport
colleaguestointerpretcodes
ofethicsandexercisesound
judgementinallschooland
communitycontexts.

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7.2Complywithlegislative,
administrativeand
organisational
requirements
Supportcolleaguestoreview
andinterpretlegislative,
administrative,and
organisationalrequirements,
policiesandprocesses.

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7.3Engagewiththe
parents/carers
Demonstrateresponsiveness
inallcommunicationswith
parents/carersabouttheir
childrenslearningand
wellbeing.

7.4Engagewith
professionalteaching
networksandbroader
communities
Contributetoprofessional
networksandassociations
andbuildproductivelinkswith
thewidercommunityto
improveteachingand
learning.