Quality Education For Kindergarten to Year Twelve

Junior School Teachers

Junior School Teachers

Junior School Teachers

Junior School Teachers are selected on the basis of their passion for their role as teachers. They actively encourage students to take responsibility for their own learning through the promotion of inquiry and the encouragement of critical thinking. They understand the importance of encouraging children to take appropriate risks in their learning and provide many opportunities for children to find their own answers to the BIG questions that are so important to young minds. They want their students to be able to navigate an increasingly complex world with confidence.

Junior School teachers at Northholm:

  • create a sense of wonderment and excitement
  • support the development of a positive self-concept and help build resilience
  • encourage learners to take appropriate risks in their learning
  • promote independence, interdependence and self-motivation
  • support quality relationships based on mutual respect
  • value effort and provide achievable but challenging expectations
  • encourage students to become responsible and independent learners
  • have flexible procedures and predictable routines
  • place questioning and inquiry at the centre of teaching and learning
  • promote and develop internationalism
  • encourage investigation, critical thinking and inquiry
  • support cooperative and collaborative learning
  • promote active learning
  • engage learners through the use of a diverse range of strategies