HAT and LT

28 Aug 2018: HAT and LT remuneration announced

The government and the QTU have announced the remuneration for the highly accomplished and lead teacher classifications.  The creation of salary classifications for these two standards-based levels is the most significant change in the classification and career structure for classroom teachers in more than 25 years.

Read the Member Newsflash here.

Thank you to the 3,300+ members who participated in the QTU HAT and lead teacher professional development program during 2018.  The QTU introductory information sessions have now concluded, but further in-depth sessions will be scheduled during 2019.

If you missed the introductory sessions, view the QTU member only webinar here.

Introductory information sessions (online)

Who is this for?

  • Teachers wanting to know more about the HAT/LT classification and application process
  • School based QTU Reps seeking information

What is covered?:

  • A summary of the national certification process
  • An overview of the HAT/LT pilot
  • Unpacking the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) as they relate to HAT/LT
  • Making decisions about eligibility/readiness to apply
  • Preparing yourself to apply – understanding the process
  • The roles of the various stakeholders

Member only webinar: applying for HAT and lead

In-depth session (4 hours) - recommencing in 2019

Who is this for?

  • Teachers preparing to apply
  • Teachers who have completed the introduction and want more information
     

What is covered?:

  • A detailed look at the 37 descriptors of the APST at the HAT/LT career stages
  • How to use the Annual Performance Review (APR) as a development tool
  • How to identify and address gaps in your practice
  • Analysis of what constitutes valid direct evidence
  • Writing annotations for your evidence
  • Selecting and preparing referees

Indepth session downloadable resources:

Session times >>


For information from the Department of Education regarding Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher Certification go to the DoE intranet here >>

The Queensland College of Teachers is the certifying authority for Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher.  You can find the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers here >>


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