They employ a range of teaching strategies and resources.
They plan individual lessons that are appropriately structured to support pupils in developing their knowledge, skills, understanding, interest and positive attitudes.
When teaching they maintain the pace of the learning, are able to respond flexibly to what is happening in the classroom and have the confidence to adapt their teaching in order to respond to the needs of the learners.
They can create an environment in which the learners are usually engaged.
They understand how homework or other out-of-class work can sustain learners’ progress and consolidate learning, and can design and set appropriate tasks.
They review and reflect on their own planning and teaching to prepare future activities and tasks that build on and sustain progression in pupils’ learning.
They work collaboratively with more experienced colleagues, where appropriate, to adapt and/or develop the school’s medium-term plans, schemes of work and curriculum frameworks.
They show a willingness to try out a range of new approaches to teaching and learning.
They plan lessons that take account of the needs of groups of learners and individuals, through the setting of differentiated learning outcomes, carefully matching teaching and learning activities and resources to support learners in achieving these intended learning outcomes.
They know how to learn from both successful and less effective lessons through their systematic evaluation of the effectiveness of their practice, including its impact on learners.
They make a positive contribution to the development of curriculum and resources in their placement settings.
They plan lessons that often use well-chosen, imaginative and creative strategies, and that match individuals’ needs and interests.
They are highly reflective in critically evaluating their practice.
They can accurately judge the impact of their practice on individual and groups of learners and can use their evaluation to inform future planning, teaching and learning.
They show initiative in contributing to curriculum planning and developing and producing effective learning resources in their placement settings.