Advanced Teacher Status (ATS) is the tried and tested way to professionalising your workforce. ATS will demonstrate that as an employer you are committed to raising standards by employing highly skilled teachers who demonstrate mastery in teaching.
Employing ATS holders offers a range of significant benefits that will enable you to:
Professional workplace development is an important factor in the new Ofsted Inspection Framework. One of the criteria it will be assessing is Leadership and Management; reviewing how professional development is aligned with the curriculum and how teachers are developing over time.
To achieve an outstanding ranking in Leadership and Management you’ll need to demonstrate your staff receive highly focused and effective professional development, and to show their knowledge builds and develops consistently over time.
Employing ATS holders and encouraging your current workforce to undertake ATS will also help improve your ranking in this area.
Of participants who submitted ATS portfolios in October 2021:
Learn more about ATS, including eligibility criteria and what the progamme involves.
Applications for the next ATS cohort open spring 2022. Express your interest here.
Get answers to frequently asked questions about ATS.