Teacher Self-Efficacy

1.    I am convinced that I am able to successfully teach all relevant subject content to even the most difficult students.
2.    I know that I can maintain a positive relationship with parents even when tensions arise.
3.    When I try really hard‚ I am able to reach even the most difficult students.
4.    I am convinced that‚ as time goes by‚ I will continue to become more and more capable of helping to address my students’ needs.
5.    Even if I get disrupted while teaching‚ I am confident that I can maintain my composure and continue to teach well.
6.    I am confident in my ability to be responsive to my students‘ needs even if I am ha‎ving a bad day.
7.    If I try hard enough‚ I know that I can exert a positive influence on both the personal and academic development of my students.
8.    I am convinced that I can develop creative ways to cope with system constraints (such as budget cuts and other administrative problems) and continue to teach well.
9.    I know that I can motivate my students to participate in innovative projects.
10.I know that I can carry out innovative projects even when I am opposed by skeptical colleagues.
 
This instrument can be found at: http://www.ralfschwarzer.de/
 
(1) not at all true‚ (2) barely true‚ (3) moderately true‚ (4) exactly true
 

Schwarzer‚ R.‚ & Hallum‚ S. (2008). Perceived teacher self-efficacy as a predictor of job stress and burnout: Mediation analyses. APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY: AN INTERNATIONAL REVIEW‚57‚ 152–171 (Special Issue: Health and Well-Being)