Elp Improve Own and Team Practice in Schools Essay

637 Words Jul 22nd, 2011 3 Pages
TDA 2.6 Help improve own and team practice in schools |

Describe why team work is important in schools
It is important to work as part of team as this can only gain better results, you can listen to other people and their ideas and also share your own ideas and experiences. Working as a team can also reduce your own work load through sharing good practice, sharing worksheets, saving time preparing your own worksheets for your class. Everyone within your team will know what the target goal is and work together to achieve it. Relationships between staff within your team will get stronger and you will feel valued and this will help build your confidence and self esteem. When you work together there is consistency therefore if a
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Describe the importance of respecting the skills and expertise of other practitioners
You should show respect and value the knowledge of other members of staff, as you never know when you will need their assistance. This can build a good working relationship as you show your respect and interest in them. The same will be returned to you. A lot of the teachers at my school have been there a long while so I value their advice and sharing experience, it is good practice.
Some staff at my school are not only class teachers but also specialise in other areas, speech and language, special needs etc. It is not only their professional experience but some teachers have outside interests, ie art, this is useful as you could ask for some creative activities or ideas to try with your own groups to assist the children with learning. I also respect the
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