What is a Probationary Teacher?


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As a probationary teacher, you would _____.

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1. The term that is used for a teacher who has been at an institution long enough to merit automatic renewal and dismissal protection is _____.

2. Mrs. Johnson waits patiently to find out if her contract will be renewed. She had good reviews, but she has had some disagreements with the administration. She's only been working there for the current school year. She would be considered a(n) _____ employee.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To see how much you know about probationary teachers and their roles, use the quiz and worksheet. You can pass the quiz if you know about different educational terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed over:

  • Criteria used to fire or renew a probationary teacher
  • What it means to be a probationary teacher
  • Types of employees
  • Term that means having merit for automatic renewal because of time worked with a company

Skills practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what probationary teachers have to go through
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of employees in a school system
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on probationary teachers

Additional Learning

Learn more about these education topics using the lesson What is a Probationary Teacher? You will have the chance to:

  • Examine the roles of a probationary teacher
  • Compare and contrast the different types of teachers
  • Review different education terms