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Selection criteria

Candidates for graduate teacher recruitment will need to demonstrate competencies as graduate teachers in relation to the NSW Institute of Teachers Professional Teaching Standards. For more information about the Professional Teaching Standards, go to www.nswteachers.nsw.edu.au.

The Professional Teaching Standards form the basis of the selection criteria and interview questions.

The Framework of Professional Teaching Standards includes three teaching domains and seven elements.

PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE

Element 1: Teachers know their subject content and how to teach that content to their students

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Element 2: Teachers know their students and how they learn

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PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

Element 3: Teachers plan, assess and report for effective learning

You may be asked questions about your understanding of the role of monitoring, assessment and reporting to enhance learning outcomes, including outcomes in literacy and numeracy.

Element 4: Teachers communicate effectively with their students

You may be asked questions about your ability to use the English language effectively in oral and written communication.

Element 5: Teachers create and maintain safe and challenging learning environments through the use of classroom management skills

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PROFESSIONAL COMMITMENT

Element 6: Teachers continually improve their professional knowledge and practice

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Element 7: Teachers are actively engaged members of their profession and the wider community

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