Confidential Referee's Report
Please refer to the closing date as per the
on our web site.
We would be grateful to receive this report by the same date.
PRESENT POSITION AND EMPLOYER:
POSITION THE APPLICANT IS APPLYING FOR:
Year 7/8 Teacher
Year 9 Homeroom Teacher
KNOWLEDGE OF APPLICANT:
In what capacity have you known the applicant and for how long:
Please comment on the following aspects as they relate to the applicant’s suitability for the position indicated above.
PERSONAL QUALITIES: These may include the applicant’s attitude to the role of teacher; ability to understand and utilise new knowledge; vitality; initiative; bearing and manner inside and outside the classroom; understanding of the aims of education; communication skills.
RELATIONSHIP WITH CHILDREN: This may include comments both on the applicant’s classroom relationships and control, and on his/her participation in the wider life of the school.
ABILITY TO MEET INDIVIDUAL NEEDS: Adoption of programmes, group work, experience with special needs.
RELATIONSHIP WITH COLLEAGUES: This may include the ability to establish satisfactory working relationships, comments on the acceptance and recognition by professional colleagues of the applicant’s leadership or participation in the school’s programme.
PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE: This should include: quality of planning, implementation, and evaluation of appropriate learning programmes; awareness of students needs and problems of student development; selection and use of appropriate teaching methods and resources; ability to develop programmes and activities outside the classroom and in aiding other students and teachers to gain from their expertise.
TEACHING SKILLS (If applicable to position): Student centred pedagogy, differentiation, learning management, inspiration and motivation.
ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS: Communication, deadlines, accuracy and literacy.
WILLINGNESS TO HAVE A SHARE OF THE SPORTING, CULTURAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE AREAS OF THE SCHOOL (If applicable):
ABILITY TO DEVELOP AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: Should include comment on applicant’s ability to: delegate, guide and supervise professional colleagues; initiate and develop school programmes; win enthusiasm and support for educational and school goals.
KNOWN STRENGTHS: Comment on the strengths the applicant has within the classroom for the benefit of the school and in the community.
GENERAL: Please make any general comments you feel may assist the Board to fill the position as advertised, on the basis of qualifications, professional competency and relevant experience.
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