The following posts are useful reading when looking at what it takes to be a great teacher.
THE PERFECT TEACHER – Alex Quigley
TEN TIPS FOR NEW TEACHERS, THREE FOR NEW HISTORY TEACHERS, AND TWO TARGETS FOR ME – Harry Fletcher-Wood
What makes great teaching? – Joe Kirby
Getting Great – Shaun Allinson
Mythbusting… – Shaun Allinson
Teachers’ Standards – Zoe Elder