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  • Career progression and the Teachers’ Standards What do the Teachers’ Standards say about career progression? This article looks at what the Teachers’ Standards say about career progression and relays advice on expectations of teachers at different stages. You will also find a case study from a teaching school on career progression for teachers.
  • Career stage expectations for senior leaders Are there any career stage expectation grids for senior leaders? We worked with one of our associate education experts to produce illustrative career stage expectations for deputy and assistant headteachers and SENCOs. You will also find leaders’ standards from a school.
  • Career stage expectations linked to the Teachers' Standards Are there examples of career stage expectations for teachers? The Teachers' Standards do not specify what career progression should look like, but this article points to examples of career stage expectations (CSE) linked to the Standards.
  • Head of department: professional standards Download our example standards for a head of department role that you can use as part of your appraisal process.
  • Performance management of EYFS teachers What standards are used to assess early years teachers? We explain that all teachers in maintained schools must be assessed against the Teachers’ Standards. We also look at whether academies are required to use the Teachers' Standards, and at using the early years Teachers' Standards for appraisal.
  • Professional standards for SBMs There are no required standards you must use when appraising school business managers, but you may find ISBL's standards helpful. Find a link to these, as well as a skills audit based on them.
  • Professional standards for school administrative staff Are there examples of professional standards for school administrative staff? One of our associate education experts suggests examples of professional standards for three roles. We also refer to standards from two local authorities and the National College of Teaching and Leadership.
  • Professional standards for school leaders Are there professional standards for school leaders? This article looks at the standards for headteachers, and relays advice on how to apply these. It also refers to the Teachers' Standards and ISBL's professional standards framework for SBMs.
  • Professional standards for teaching assistants Are there any standards for teaching assistants (TAs)? We link to professional standards for TAs, published in June 2016. We also link to previously developed national occupational standards for support staff and higher level teaching assistants (HLTAs).
  • Teachers' Standards: an overview Find out which teachers the standards have to apply to, and read our summary of what the standards cover.