Support Teachers – Induction for Beginning and new support teachers

Learning Focus
Student support
Mode
Face-to-face
Start Date
21 Feb, 2022
Enrol by
7 Feb, 2022
Program Description
  1.  The Support Teacher primary duties and responsibilities and how these operate in varying school contexts across the school year
  2. Understating Educational Adjustments for students with a disability
  3. The DoE expectations for developing Learning Plans
  4. Understanding the NCCD and the Tasmanian Educational Adjustment Funding Model
  5. Understanding and accessing other DoE teams.

The Induction for Beginning and New Support Teachers aims to enrich support teachers’ understanding of the primary duties and responsibilities of their role throughout the year. It includes a focus on the importance of developing increasingly inclusive schools where diversity is valued and students’ strengths and needs are supported through responsive and targeted learning programs and resources.

Program Outcomes

Participants will gain an increased understanding of the role of the Support Teacher. The induction will include planning for inclusive teaching and whole school practices; an understanding of educational adjustments, including documenting learning programs in learning plans, and elevating school-wide policies and practices to best support students with disability. They will have opportunity to reflect, share, refine or create strategies, individually and with colleagues, that build on their practice strengths to support school staff in teaching for diversity through optimal learning opportunities for students with disability. That you leave feeling more knowledgeable and confident in the role.

Ready and able to

  • develop a plan to enable you to meet the requirements of the primary duties and responsibilities
  • link to colleagues and resources to support best practice
  • ready to listen to students and families and colleagues to negotiate and navigate learning pathways flexibly
  • reflective of your values and beliefs, your actions and decisions and how these impact on student learning outcomes
Australian Professional Standards

Teachers

Standard 1 – Know students and how they learn

Standard 3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning

Standard 6 – Engage in professional learning

Standard 7 – Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community

Location, Date & Time

Face to face session – 9:00am to 3:00pm

TERM 1

North-West – Burnie Arts & Function Centre – Burnie

  • Monday 21 February 2022

North – Tailrace – Launceston

  • Tuesday 22 February 2022

South – Professional Learning Institute – Glenorchy

  • Wednesday 23 February 2022
TERM 2

North-West – paranaple convention centre – Devonport

  • Tuesday 17 May 2022

South – Professional Learning Institute – Glenorchy

  • Thursday 19 May 2022