Qualities of effective lead teachers


Being a lead teacher is a big responsibility and it is important to work out a 'job description' with your principal. You need to know exactly what is expected of you. A lot of lead teachers find they become over loaded with work auditing, upgrading, maintaining etc the school ICT infrastructure. You may enjoy taking on this responsibility it is just a good idea to understand the expectations of the role in the first place.

Other lead teachers negotiate their role to sit solely with the development and support of staff professional development in ICT. In this role you are the liaison between the cluster and your school.

In light of these roles, the qualities of effective lead teachers are:
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Spiritual


21st Century Teacher
Andrew Churches has done some work around attributes of a 21st century teacher which would also stand for a lead teacher.