What Schools Should Consider When Hiring an ECT

Hiring an ECT

The school year is in full swing, and for many schools, that means it’s time to start hiring new teachers. If you’re in the market for a new Early Career Teacher, what should you be looking for? In this blog post, we’ll discuss some of the most important factors to consider when making your decision. … Read more

How to Look After an ECTs Well-Being

ECTs Well-Being

As a new teacher, the workload can feel daunting. There are many things to think about, and knowing where to start is hard. This blog post will discuss how schools can help teachers manage their workload and look after their well-being. We will also provide some tips for teachers on how to take care of … Read more

How to Write an ECT Personal Statement

ECT Personal Statement

When you are applying for an Early Career Teacher position, one of the most important things that you will need to submit is your personal statement. This document is your opportunity to introduce yourself to the selection committee and showcase why you would be a great addition to their school. To make sure that your … Read more

How long is the Induction Period for ECTs?

Induction Period for ECTs

ECTs are often anxious about how long the induction period will be. Not knowing when you will become a fully-fledged teacher can be a nerve-wracking time. In this blog post, we will discuss the long induction period for ECTs and what you can expect. How long is the Induction Period for ECTs: Teachers who start … Read more

How to find an ECT Job


Have you recently graduated with a PGCE or teaching degree? Are you looking for a job? If so, you’re in luck! There are many great opportunities available out there. But where do you start? How do you find the right job for you? In this article, we will discuss some tips and tricks for finding … Read more

10 Things Every ECT Needs to Survive

ECT Needs

Teaching can be an incredibly rewarding profession, but it can also be challenging and frustrating at times. As an Early Career Teacher (ECT), it is important to arm yourself with the tools and resources you need to survive your first years in the classroom. In this article, we will discuss 10 things that every ECT … Read more

The Early Career Framework: 5 Core Areas for ECTs

The Early Career Framework

The Early Career Framework (ECF) for ECTs has been developed to provide a clear and concise guide for newly qualified teachers during their early careers. The framework consists of 5 core areas: Professional Identity, Pedagogical Knowledge, Curriculum Knowledge, Classroom Management and Relationships with Children. This article will discuss these five core areas in more detail … Read more