Proficient Career Stage

A proficient teacher will have met the requirements for full registration through demonstrating achievement of the seven Standards at this level.

The Proficient stage of the Standards describes the practice of a teacher with full registration.
A teacher with full registration:

  • can create effective teaching and learning experiences for students
  • know the unique backgrounds of students and adjust teaching to meet their individual needs and diverse cultural, social and linguistic characteristics
  • develop safe, positive and productive learning environments where all students are encouraged to participate
  • design and implement engaging teaching programs that meet curriculum, assessment and reporting requirements
  • use feedback and assessment to analyse and support students’ knowledge and understanding.
  • use a range of sources, including student results, to evaluateĀ  their own teaching and to adjust programs to better meet student needs
  • actively participate in the teaching profession
  • use advice from colleagues to identify, plan and evaluate their own professional learning needs
  • work collaboratively with colleagues, and seek out and are responsive to advice about educational issues affecting their teaching practice
  • communicate effectively with your students, colleagues, parents/carers and community members
  • behave professionally and ethically in all forums.