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.
Make sure objectives are SMART
Performance objectives should be specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-bound (SMART).
For each objective and the relevant success criteria, specify the appropriate timescale for your head or deputy head of subject's context. Consider how the criteria will fit into your school year.
You can use the objectives below for either a head or a deputy head of subject, a director of learning, or anyone with responsibility for a curriculum area.
The head/deputy head of subject will implement strategies to improve the performance of pupils so that a specified percentage (X%) make significant progress in the subject area between the start of year 7 and the end of year 11.
Significant progress will depend on how the school monitors and assesses pupils' progress.
By the end of Key Stage (KS) 4, X% of current year 11 pupils have made significant progress in the subject Most pupils have met or exceeded