Creating a Highly Effective Relief Teacher Bag of Tricks for K-6

Presented by Mel Lichnovsky-Klock; learn how to create and curate a highly effective ‘bag of tricks’ for those occasions when you need something that is engaging and can be implemented easily.
  • 4.3 Rating

    451 reviews

  • Targeted to

    Relief Teachers

  • 2 Hours

    Course Duration
  • Standards

    3.4, 3.2 and 4.1

About this course

In Mel’s third course for the ClassCover Learn, this one sees her taking us on a tour of our relief teaching “Bag of Tricks”. We’ll be taken step by step through some Bag of Tricks basics as well as look at populating it in an engaging way; up to and including creating engaging lessons that we can use time and time again in multiple classrooms with resounding success. 
Never fear absent lesson plans again!
Join in with Mel as she explores concepts and practicalities that will have you getting more out of your Bag of Tricks than ever before.

You will learn:

  • Create a populate an effective and resourceful Bag of Tricks
  • Use your Bag of Tricks to support your career as well as your classroom teaching
  • Create relief teacher specific lesson plans for your Bag of Tricks that oversome many of the challenges that many relief teachers face
Course Duration: 2 Hours

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers:
 3.4, 3.2 and 4.1

NESA: Creating a highly effective relief teacher bag of tricks may be logged as 2 hours of NESA Elective PD. Suggested descriptors: 3.2.2, 3.4.2, 4.1.2

💜 Reviews 💜

“This was one of the most practical and useful PDs ever! It was great to get so many fantastic ideas that I could actually use the in classroom straight away! Thank you so much :D”
- Fiona H
Teacher in QLD
“If CRTs do only one course this is the course they should do. I have been teaching for 38 years the last 6 as a CRT. I was able to take away so much from this course. Mel is a great presenter. Well done”
- Tracy A
Teacher in NSW

Mel Lichnovsky-Klock

Expert Educator


Mel Lichnovsky-Klock is a primary school teacher based in Melbourne. She is an expert in all things casual teaching and offers a range of PD to beginning teachers entering casual relief teaching to those who have taken a long break and are looking to return. Mel is your go-to for ideas for your teacher toolkit and sound advice for anything casual relief teaching.