Supervision and Evaluation Outline
1. Values and Characteristics reflected in the philosophy and mission statement.
a. Nurturing atmosphere where students grow holistically.
b. Assisting students in realizing their potential.
c. Implement an invitational model of education.
d. Each stakeholder in the educational process is responsible and valued.
e. An environment of trust, intentionality, respect, care and optimism.
f. Moral standards and integrity.
g. Faith and belief in Jesus Christ.
2. Behaviors and other observable data that indicate the extent to which a teacher demonstrates the values.
a. Demonstration of the values and characteristics of the school in relationships with students, parents, and staff alike.
b. Seeks to develop the whole student through each lesson presented.
c. Encourages students to stretch beyond the basic limits of their intellect.
d. Establishes an environment of trust, respect care and optimism in which each student can develop.
e. Expresses a constant reliance on their faith and seeks to infuse each student with that faith by modeling excellent character and integrity.
3. Supervision activities that evaluate data indicating the extent to which a teacher demonstrates the values.
a. Two-week pre-service teacher preparation.
b. Regular classroom observations that take into account classroom atmosphere, lesson preparation and instruction, assessment results, teacher-parent communication and collaborative efforts with staff.
c. Regular collaborative meetings amongst instructional staff.
d. Development and implementation of an Individual Professional Development Plan.
e. Weekly faculty meeting.
f. Monthly professional development meetings.
g. Weekly teacher self-reflections.
h. Semi-annual performance evaluations.
4. Evaluation Process
a. Prior to the school year, all teachers will participate in two-weeks of pre-service training in which they are able to grasp and begin implementation of the school mission and necessary behaviors.
b. Teachers submit lesson plans on a weekly basis and meet monthly with administration to discuss their effectiveness.
c. Teachers meet weekly with grade groups to develop plans based on the previous week’s assessment data.
d. Teachers attend weekly faculty meeting.
e. Teachers meet with administration quarterly to discuss their IPDP and make changes as necessary.
f. Administration observes classrooms a minimum of two times per quarter and share evaluation with the teacher.
g. Teachers are evaluated semi-annually on the implementation of the mission and philosophy of the school within their own personal classrooms.