For Principals or Delegates
When a teacher applies for certification as a Highly Accomplished (HA) or Lead teacher, the Principal or delegate may be asked to:
- Participate in a professional discussion with the applicant regarding their readiness to apply for certification and the selection of career stage (HA or lead) based on previous 2-3 years performance review discussions, classroom practice and contributions to the school.
- Be a referee and provide evaluative statements against the relevant and specific focus areas of the standards demonstrated of which they have direct knowledge of the applicant’s practice
- Undertake observation of the teacher’s practice and provide a written report.