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TEACHER SELF-EVALUATION FORM
Instructions: Evaluate your own performance on this form. To the left of each characteristic listed below, write
a W if you are working on it, M if you do it most of the time, or an A if you do it always. After you have com-
pleted this form, make an appointment with the director and bring it with you.
____ 1. I share my positive feelings by arriving with a
____ 2. I greet children, parents, and staff in a friendly
and pleasant manner.
____ 3. I accept suggestions and criticism from my
____ 4. I can handle tense situations and retain my
____ 5. I make an effort to be sensitive to the needs of
the children and their parents.
____ 6. I am willing to share my ideas and plans so that
I can contribute to the total program.
____ 1. I have a classroom that is organized for a quality
child development program.
____ 2. I constantly review the developmental stage of
each child so that my expectations are
____ 3. I set classroom and individual goals and then
____ 4. I have fostered independence in my children.
____ 5. I participate in in-service training opportunities
so that I can improve and enlarge my
____ 1. I arrive on time, ready for the first child.
____ 2. I face each day as a new experience.
____ 3. I plan a balanced program for the children in all
____ 4. I am organized and have a plan for the day.
____ 5. I help each child recognize the role of being part
of a group.
____ 6. I help children develop friendships.
____ 7. I maintain a child oriented classroom.
____ 8. The bulletin boards enhance the room.
____ 9. Visitors to our classroom are welcome.
____ 1. I have been conscientious in my attendance and
in my use of sick leave.
____ 2. I understand the school philosophy and can
share it with parents and community.
____ 3. I have been loyal to the school and the director.
____ 4. I do not gossip about the staff or the families.
____ 5. I maintain professional attitudes on the job, in
my demeanor, and in my personal relationships.
____ 6. I assume my share of joint responsibilities.
____ 7. I participate in pertinent school activities outside
my regular hours.
____ 1. I have a basic emotional stability.
____ 2. My general health is good and does not interfere
with my responsibilities.
____ 3. My personal appearance is suitable for my job.
My Teaching Team
____ 1. Has no conflicts which detract from work with
____ 2. Has a well balanced array of teaching and
____ 3. Shares leadership and initiative equally.
____ 4. On a scale of 0 to 5 (with 0 being least effective
and 5 most effective), I would evaluate the
effectiveness of my teaching team as noted.
Source: This evaluation form was developed by Carol Murphy, former director of the La Crescenta Presbyterian Center for
Children in La Crescenta, California. Exchange readers may reproduce it, modify it, and use for in-house evaluations.