Performance objectives

  • Curriculum/subject leads: performance objectives
    Find examples of performance objectives that reflect changes to how Ofsted will inspect your curriculum, along with suggested success criteria and monitoring arrangements.
  • Head/deputy head of subject: performance objectives
    Find suggested performance objectives for heads of department, along with success criteria and monitoring arrangements. They cover areas such as pupil progress, interventions, differentiation and the curriculum.
  • Phase leader: performance objectives
    Get expert advice on setting performance objectives for your phase leaders, and see example objectives for all phase leaders, Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) teachers, and teachers new to phase leadership.
  • Assistant headteacher: performance objectives
    Get to grips with potential performance objectives for an assistant headteacher, including areas such as improving pupil progress, teaching and learning, and pupil behaviour and safety.
  • Deputy headteacher (primary): performance objectives
    Use these sample performance objectives as a basis to help you write your own for a primary deputy headteacher. Get ideas for success criteria, monitoring arrangements and evidence to use to evaluate objectives in possible areas of a deputy head's work.
  • Deputy headteacher (secondary): performance objectives
    Use our examples performance objectives, alongside suggested success criteria and monitoring arrangements, to create your own set of objectives for a deputy headteacher in a secondary school.
  • EYFS teachers: performance objectives
    Learn how to set performance objectives for Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) teachers, and see example objectives with suggested success criteria for meeting them.
  • Teachers (KS1 and KS2): performance objectives
    Use our example performance objectives to help you create your own for Key Stage (KS) 1 and KS2 teachers, including teachers working across the Key Stages.
  • Teachers on the UPR: performance objectives
    Use our example performance objectives to help you write your own for a teacher on the upper pay range (UPR). Download a quick guide summarising the differences between objectives for teachers on the main pay range (MPR) and the UPR.