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The Outstanding Newly or Recently Qualified Languages Teacher

Practical strategies and ideas to enable you to become a strong member of the Languages department

Open Course

Suitable for: Newly qualified languages teachers looking for inspiration and support in their role in UK secondary or special schools.

Course Reference: 7751WW
Price: £299.00 + VAT or hold in-house
Timings: 10am - 4pm Book Now
Ignore the horror stories. Most of the time, teaching is a wonderful and fulfilling job – but those first few years there is a steep learning curve and you’ll need a lot of support. This motivational one day course is full of practical ideas to help you address the many concerns of the early years in the job – work-life balance, behaviour, finding your niche – so you can be free to inspire your students and develop into an outstanding teacher.

This course will enable you to

  • Establish yourself quickly in your new role and forge strong relationships with your colleagues
  • Develop positive, pupil-centred strategies to tackle poor behaviour in the classroom
  • Understand what it means for learning to be Outstanding in languages according to Ofsted and how your teaching can aspire to this
  • Plan successfully for your future, identifying appropriate development opportunities to help you continually improve


Finding your feet in the early years
  • Responding to the challenges of the early years in teaching
  • Building strong, open relationships with colleagues and managers and working successfully within the culture and ethos of your school
  • Developing an effective home-school partnership with your students’ parents and carers
Getting behaviour under control
  • Creating a positive and engaging classroom environment
  • Setting clear expectations and how to respond to inappropriate behaviour
  • What to do when the strategies you’ve been taught don’t work
Aspiring to outstanding
  • Placing outstanding learning and progress at the heart of your classroom environment
  • Planning for engaging learning without the heartache and late nights
  • What makes for effective assessment? Useful strategies for managing marking, record keeping and reports
A successful future ahead
  • Taking your first step on the career ladder – planning for your progression and development as a teacher
  • How to get more involved in the life of the school and take on more responsibility
  • Where to get support for those inevitable bumps in the road
Good information - good discussions - good experience sharing with leader of the course and others. Melissa Leiva, The Streetly Academy
Very targeted to my needs. I feel that I leave the training with concrete, helpful tools. Charlotte Wery, The Manchester Grammar School
Very practical up to date ideas and very relevant too. Vicki Hampshire, Sir Frederic Osborn School
Really useful ideas - will be using some this week. Very helpful and friendly leader. Emilie Holland, The Gregg School
Brilliant fresh ideas to improve my students progression in class. Jessica Sims, Bacon's College

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