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Level 3 Classroom Teacher: Preparing for Stage 1 - Developing a Level 3 Classroom Teacher Portfolio

About the program

Preparing for Stage 1 – Developing a Level 3 Classroom Teacher Portfolio supports aspiring Level 3 Classroom Teachers with the process. This professional learning opportunity has a focus on the development of the Level 3 Classroom Teacher portfolio.

It is recommended that participants attend the information session prior to attending the Preparing for Stage 1- Developing a Level 3 Classroom Portfolio professional learning.


Program aims

  • consider their role in the implementation of system and school initiatives
  • gain familiarity with the competencies and assessment rubrics
  • reflect on their teaching experience and expertise and how it can be described to address the competencies
  • begin to develop written responses to one or more of the competencies
  • develop an understanding of the ‘Introductory Statement’ and its purpose
  • view model portfolios and examples of high quality evidence.

Previous participant testimonials

"The science behind writing a portfolio was particulary useful. I know where the 'gaps' in my evidence are and can plan to meet this."
Robin Luck, Creany Primary School, 2016

"Interrogating rubric, reading real life examples from successful portfolios, informed me of the standards expected and evidence required."
Hazel Herd, Comet Bay Primary School, 2016

"The actual process of Level 3, the expectations as to what is required to be a Level 3 Classroom Teacher."
Tiffany Moloney, Winterfold Primary School, 2016

"It clearly identified the area(s) of the process that I will need to imporve on or target going forward."
Omid Fanayan, Millen Primary School, 2016

“Outstanding presenters. Great resources provided and suggestions on how to break down the documents."
Mia Lennox, Ashdale Secondary College, 2015

"Very interesting, informative and well presented.  Definitely a requirement for all teachers considering Level 3."
Lorena Machin, Canning College, 2015

"The process is now very clear. I know what Stage 1 entails.  The professional learning was realistic, no sugar coating!"
Luke Trollope, Mindarie Senior College, 2015

"My questions were answered. I have a renewed confidence in my ability and a slightly new focus."
Denise Johnston, Cottelsoe Primary School, 2015

"Learnt heaps. Particularly loved how the competencies were mapped to AITSL standards."
Kristen Mamo, Keny Street Senior High School, 2015


Professional standards

The Level 3 Classroom Teacher Professional Learning Program links to the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers with a focus on the Highly Accomplished and Lead career stages:

Standards Focus Areas
3. Plan for an implement effective teaching and learning 3.3
6. Engage in professional learning 6.1
7. Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community 7.4

    One day program

    Multiple cohorts



    Register now for Level 3
    Classroom Teacher: Preparing
    for Stage 1 - Developing a
    Level 3 Classroom Teacher


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Day Date Time
Friday 29 September 2017 8.30am - 4.00pm
Tuesday 3 October 2017 8.30am - 4.00pm
Saturday 21 October 2017 8.30am - 4.00pm
Thursday 2 November 2017 8.30am - 4.00pm






Institute for Professional Learning
Building B
164-194 Oxford Sreet

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On the day

  • Programs start at 8.30am. Tea and coffee are available from 7.45am.
  • Business dress is required.
  • Morning tea and lunch are provided.
  • Wifi connection is available.



The Institute for Professional Learning is located in Building B at 164-194 Oxford Street, Leederville WA. We co-locate with the Schools of Isolated and Distance Education (SIDE).



Please note, the Institute does not have on-site parking:

  • The City of Vincent has a number of car parks throughout Leederville.
  • The closest long term paid parking is available on the south side of The Avenue Car Park on Leederville Parade.
  • Short term paid parking (two hour) is available in adjacent streets.
  • The City of Vincent offers a 'pay by phone' parking service.
  • The Institute is a two minute walk from Leederville train station.
  • Taxis service the site promptly.
  • Cycle racks are located outside Building F.

Download the Institute map and parking information.

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How to enrol

Further information

Visit the Level 3 Teacher Career Opportunities website for more information about the Level 3 Classroom Teacher process and to access the following:

  • Level 3 Classroom Teacher Guidelines
  • competencies and assessment rubrics
  • examples of evidence for teaching portfolios
  • Level 3 Classroom Teacher application form.

Contact the Institute for Professional Learning on 1300 610 801 or email


Level 3 Classroom Teacher: Preparing for Stage 1 - Developing a Level 3 Classroom Teacher Portfolio

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