Alternative Performance and Development Process for 2021
The performance and development process in 2021 provides the opportunity for teacher class employees to choose to undertake the standard Performance and Development Plan (PDP) process or an alternative Statement of Expectation process. For more information please refer to the within the Policy and Guidelines tab of this topic.
The performance and development arrangements for employees are designed to:
- support the school in meeting its responsibilities to students, parents and to government through linking employee performance with achievement of school and government policies and targets
- provide feedback on performance which will support ongoing learning and development of employees with a focus on ways in which student learning can be improved
- enhance the capacity of employees in promotion positions to apply the leadership and management competencies required in their positions
- recognise effective performance through salary progression
- provide a supportive environment for improving performance where the required standards are not met
The performance and development policy and guidelines for principal class employees and education support class employees are listed separately. Refer to:
Performance and development approach
The performance and development approach provides consistent processes and language to support performance and development in Victorian government schools.
Performance and Development Guidelines
The Performance and Development Guidelines contain the policy and guidance for school professional development. They include a number of important pieces of information including:
- an overview of the stages in the performance and development cycle
- valuable information to help develop effective and constructive goals
- information on planning for formal feedback conversations
The Performance and Development Guidelines are available on the Policy and Guidance tab for each separate topic and should be viewed first whenever you have a question about the performance and development process.
- For the Principal Class Performance and Development Guidelines, refer to
- For the Teacher Class Performance and Development Guidelines, refer to
- For the Education Support Class Performance and Development Guidelines (including Koorie Engagement Support Officers), refer to
Performance and development cycle stages
Performance and Development Plans (PDPs) are a key element of the approach, aligned to the performance and development cycle, which includes 3 key stages:
Reviewed 16 February 2021