CRITERIA FOR TEACHER POSITION(s) GREEN BAY SCHOOL 2016 Interview Questions will be based on the criteria below. Please come prepared. Teaching meets Registered Teacher Criteria Experience will be a factor, but promising BTs or BTs with some experience, will be considered; NZ teaching an advantage. Personality & demeanour will promote the school well Quality literacy and numeracy teaching/ knowledge a prerequisite; Sports, Inquiry Learning, ICT, Technology Curriculum, Assessment for Learning, Te Reo, and/or The Arts an advantage; state other curriculum strengths. Knowledge of successful strategies to accelerate Priority Learners Positive relationships with students, staff, community. Can deal with issues calmly and constructively. Incredible Years/ PB4L or Restorative pedagogy an advantage. Has taken a lead role(s) in a team and/or project and/or area of responsibility (if an experienced teacher) Models and reflects on personal professional learning – will have had recent professional development and/or read professional readings. Illustrates how this has made a difference to their teaching or to student learning. Sound knowledge of the NZ Curriculum Consistently high expectations for students’ academic attainment and/or behaviour. Behaviour management pedagogy is based on positive strategies. Demonstrates high quality planning and assessment paperwork; meets deadlines. Open to new ideas. Experiments, tries out new things, risk-takes, innovates. Responds to feedback and initiates changes. Is willing to contribute to wider school activities or extra-curricular school activities; offers extra and interesting activities/ skills. Has varied interests to share.