Give feedback and listen to the teacher's comments
If you have concerns about a teacher's performance, you should begin informal capability procedures.
When you meet with them, begin by giving feedback about the nature and seriousness of the concerns. Then, give the teacher the opportunity to comment and discuss the concerns.
Be sure to keep detailed notes of what you discuss in this meeting (and in any follow-up meetings). Use our template action plan (in the final section of this article) to help you keep a record.
Read our advice on approaching difficult conversations if you need support in running this meeting.
Set targets for improvement
This will help you:
- Make it clear what exactly you want the teacher to work on
- Give you something to measure their progress against