The Perfect Teacher INSET

The Perfect Teacher INSET

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Every teacher has their own style, method and delivery to achieve great progress for their learners.

Teachers have never had so much accountability and pressure to achieve outcomes as they do today – from curriculum changes to planning outstanding lessons, demonstrating progress to Ofsted to closing the gap in performance for all pupils and teachers - it can become overwhelming.

The Perfect Teacher INSET is a unique one-day training course tha will show you the steps you need to take to become an outstanding teacher and revive your passion for teaching. Packed with practical strategies, examples and resources, this workshop shows you how to be the best teacher you can be, and still have time for a life. If you are leading on teaching and learning, this course will help you support your teachers to achieve consistency and confidence in the classroom.

This is an inspirational INSET on how to become ‘outstanding’.

Benefits of The Perfect Teacher INSET training:

• Create an action plan and timeline for becoming an outstanding teacher
• Watch and analyse video examples of good and outstanding practice in the classroom
• Get your passion back for teaching
• Find out how Ofsted defines The Perfect Teacher
• Pick up strategies and resources to start using immediately
• Discover the secret shortcuts outstanding teachers take
• Learn how to manage relationships with learners to maximise progress
• Pick up top tips on using technology in the classroom
• Develop tools to help you grow and evolve your mindset and your classroom practice

On this training, pick up the following resources:

• The Perfect Teacher’s 5 minute lesson plan
• Teacher tracker tool
• STRIDE coaching model
• A4-sized teaching and learning policy
• Self-evaluation tool for classroom teaching
• Growth mindset healthcheck
• The Perfect Teacher’s toolkit

Course agenda:

Course opens

How Ofsted sees The Perfect Teacher

• How do the very best teachers deliver progress every day?
• What do pupils’ books look like in The Perfect Teacher’s class?
• Priority ticklist for outstanding teachers
Perfect Teachers in action – critically review video examples of good and outstanding teaching
The Perfect Teacher’s dynamic lesson
• Getting the basics right – objectives, questions, active and independent learning, differentiation, plenary
• The Perfect Teacher’s 5 minute lesson plan
• Delivering literacy and numeracy in line with the Ofsted framework
• Closing the gap through SEN provision in the classroom
• Assessment as learning
• Progress and process – every lesson
How The Perfect Teacher manages relationships with learners
• Creating resilient learners through Behaviour for Learning
• Goal setting for rapid progress
• Top tips for using technology in the classroom to engage students
• Create the optimum state of mind for learning – developing the growth mindset


How The Perfect Teacher works with colleagues to raise standards on a whole-school level

• Coaching and performance management
• Collaboration to make every teacher a leader – teachmeet, learning forums and lesson observations

How The Perfect Teacher self-coaches themselves and manages their career

• Personal coaching and self-evaluation
• Surviving the hard times – thinking ‘as if’ you love teaching and believing in the cause
• Managing a worklife balance – the secret shortcuts outstanding teachers take
• Building in measures for sustained improvement

Getting ready to go back and make a difference

• Action planning and evaluation
• Creating a project timeline for becoming The Perfect Teacher
• Becoming a change agent
• The Perfect Teacher’s toolkit

Course Close

All courses are flexible in their content and a bespoke version of the agenda will be developed for your school following a call with the trainer. All courses are available for both Primary and Secondary schools.

Hold this INSET at your school:

To find out more about this course, or for a free consultation please call 0207 067 1597 or email

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