1.1. To determine whether a continuous teaching contract will be offered to a teacher holding a continuing contract with fewer than two (2) years continuous service;
1.2. With a teacher that has less than two (2) years continuous service holding a replacement or temporary teaching contract;
1.3. Where the principal has concerns that the teacher may not be meeting the standard as outlined by the Professional Competencies for Horizon Teachers; or
1.4. The teacher has requested to be evaluated.
3.1. Professional growth plans are written action plans to improve and demonstrate growth teacher practice. These plans will include: a statement of goals, strategies to achieve the defined goal, reasonable timeline for goal achievement, resources required to support in meeting the defined goal, indicators & measures of goal achievement.
1.1. All teachers on continuing, temporary, and replacement contracts with the division shall complete a professional growth plan each year.
1.2. The Professional Growth Plan shall:
1.3. Reflect goals and objectives based on an assessment of learning needs by the individual teacher;
1.3.1. Show a relationship to the Professional Competencies for Horizon Teachers;
1.3.2. Take into consideration the Learning Improvement Plan of the school, defined division goals and the goals outlined in the Saskatchewan Education Sector Strategic Plan (ESSP).
2.1. The principal shall be responsible for the ongoing supervision of all teachers by:
2.1.1. Providing support and guidance to teachers;
2.1.2. Observing and receiving information from any source relative to the quality of teaching a teacher provides to students; and identifying those behaviors or practices of a teacher that demonstrate quality of performance as outlined by the Professional Competencies for Horizon Teachers.
3.1. The principal shall conduct an evaluation of a teacher:
3.1.1. In their first (1st) and second (2nd) years of service with the division;
3.1.2. Upon the written request of a teacher;
3.1.3. For purposes of gathering information related to employment status;
3.1.4. When, on the basis of information received through supervision, the principal has reason to believe that the teacher may not meet the Teaching standard as outlined in the Professional Competencies for Horizon Teachers.
3.2. Upon completion of an evaluation, the principal shall meet with the teacher and provide them with a signed original of the completed summary evaluation report.
3.3. Where, as a result of an evaluation, the principal determines that a change in the behavior or practice of a teacher is required, the principal shall indicate, in writing, that the:
3.3.1. Teacher's teaching does not meet the acceptable Teaching Standard as outlined by the Professional Competencies for Horizon Teachers;
3.3.2. Teacher will be required to formulate an appropriate Plan for Improvement; the plan will constitute a formal notice of remediation and will identify reasonable timelines and due process for completion of the plan for the improvement in the teacher's practice.