Advanced Classroom Expertise Teacher- see 3.32 of the Primary Teachers Collective Agreement
Formal assessment of a teacher or principal
Judgement of practice against specified criteria (eg. professional standards)
Defined processes for the affirmation of expertise
A teacher or principal’s process of managing their worklife in order to progress towards their professional aspirations
Components of expertise that contribute to movement between tiers
In the context of the career framework development this means the professional knowledge, skills and attributes developed by teachers and principals
The proposed new aspect of the primary career framework , linking progression to expertise, complementing the role dimension
Professional growth, roles, responsibilities and opportunities a teacher takes over the course of their working life.
Instruction entirely in Te Reo Māori
Community of Learning. Group of schools working together to meet agreed achievement challenges to improve learner outcomes.
Professional learning and development
Primary Career Framework
Proposed new structure designed to assist teachers to plan and manage their careers by focusing on enhancing their professional expertise
Legally binding standards of teacher competence set by the Education Council. At the time of writing these are currently draft. The career framework will include professional standards which may be the Education Council set, subject to the final version being acceptable to the sector.
Movement through the career framework
Formal acknowledgement of role and expertise
Formally recognised teaching and leadership positions
Three proposed areas of focus within the framework to enable teachers and principals to manage their career development. They are adult to adult collaborative learning and development, adult and child teaching and learning (pedagogy) and curriculum knowledge.
Defined levels of expertise that signpost progression within the framework
(Teacher Led Innovation Fund) Contestable fund which supports teams of qualified teachers from Early Childhood Education Services me ngā Kōhanga Reo (early learning services), schools and kura, to collaboratively develop innovative practices that improve learning outcomes.
Unit and allowance system
Existing arrangements for giving financial recognition to particular teaching and leadership roles. These are set out in the Primary Teachers Collective Agreement.