NQT
Jump to main content
Search
shortlist register contact us menu

Early Career Teachers (ECT) Pool Training

Training

Free online support packs provided by our sister company Best Practice Network.

Early Career Teachers (ECT) Pool Resources

Resources

Upskills while we find your the perfect role. Tips, advice, and more.

Early Career Teachers (ECT) Pool Resources

Support 

We are here to make sure your career starts smoothly.


Training for ECTs

You will receive free access to six online support packs provided by our sister company Best Practice Network. Each pack contains six hours of content aligned to both the Teacher Standards and Early Career Framework.

Pedagogy and Practice

This pack will support your classroom practice and help you promote pupil progress by applying an understanding of the way children learn.

Curriculum


This pack will support you in delivering the National Curriculum and help you design effective schemes of work by applying subject specific knowledge.

Assessment

This pack will support the use of effective and appropriate methods of assessment to promote pupil progress and improve outcomes.

Behaviour

This pack will support behaviour management helping you to set high expectations and create a supportive learning environment for all pupils.

Special Education Needs

This pack will help to develop inclusive practice to support all pupils effectively including those with special educational needs

Professional Behaviours 

This pack will support your classroom practice and help you promote pupil progress by applying an understanding of the way children learn

Resources

Title for section goes here

Tips & advice

Lorem ipsum, dolor sit amet consectetur adipisicing elit. Lorem ipsum, dolor sit amet consectetur adipisicing elit. 


Webinars

Lorem ipsum, dolor sit amet consectetur adipisicing elit. Aliquam quasi delectus magni, minima amet sed recusandae fugit quos consectetur, 

Our webinars

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Working as a Supply Teacher
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Working as a Supply Teacher

Teaser

Supply Teaching

Content Type

TP-Posts

Publish date

DD01YY

Summary

Table of Contents 1. Why do people become supply teachers? 2. What does it take to become a supply teacher? 3. How can I find work as a supply teacher? <!-- b--> 4. How shou

Teaser

All your common questions about supply teaching answered

Read more
Alex Schulte

by

Alex Schulte

Alex Schulte

by

Alex Schulte

Navigating the Challenges of SEN Provision: A Call to Action in 2024

Teaser

Educators

Content Type

TP-Posts

Publish date

DD01YY

Summary

Special Educational Needs (SEN) provision in schools is a critical aspect of education that demands attention in 2024. According to the Department for Education, over 1.5 million pupils in England

Teaser

Dive into the critical world of Special Educational Needs (SEN) provision with eye-opening statistics and real challenges faced by schools. Discover the importance of tailored support and the impact on learners.

Read more
Recruitment and Retention for MAT Leaders

Teaser

Multi-Academy Trusts

Content Type

TP-Posts

Publish date

DD11YY

Summary

Laura Williams is an education leadership coach with fifteen years of leadership experience in education across business, operations, HR, finance and governance. She is a former Business Manager, CO

Teaser

Read more

by

Scott Owen

by

Scott Owen

Addressing Bullying: Transforming "Banter" into Respectful Dialogue

Teaser

Educators

Content Type

TP-Posts

Publish date

DD11YY

Summary

Creating a safe and nurturing environment for pupils is paramount in the age of evolving social dynamics. One issue that has gained significant attention in recent years is the distinction between

Teaser

Addressing the fine line between banter and bullying. Learn how seemingly harmless 'banter' can take a dark turn into hurtful bullying and the impact it has on students' well-being.

Read more
Adam Davies

by

Adam Davies

Adam Davies

by

Adam Davies

view of young girl with glasses from behind working on school work
Teaching Personnel and Ark Curriculum Plus Delivering Mathematics Mastery

Teaser

Educators

Content Type

TP-Posts

Publish date

DD11YY

Summary

Shadow education secretary Bridget Phillipson addressed the Labour Party conference in October, where she announced plans to reform primary maths. Currently, one in four children leave primary school

Teaser

Discover how Teaching Personnel and Ark Curriculum Plus are revolutionizing primary math education in Leeds, Liverpool, Preston, and Sheffield.

Read more
Teacher in shirt and tie supervising students at desks taking exams in a school hall
How to Prepare Pupils for Their Mock Exams: A Guide for Educators

Teaser

Tips and Advice

Content Type

TP-Posts

Publish date

DD10YY

Summary

Mock exams are a crucial milestone in a pupil's academic journey, serving as a practice run for the real deal. As educators, you play a pivotal role in helping pupils navigate through these trial ex

Teaser

Our educator's guide offers tips to prepare students for mock exams, helping them gain confidence and perform well.

Read more
How to create a teacher supply pool this term

Teaser

Educators

Content Type

TP-Posts

Publish date

DD09YY

Summary

In the fast-moving world of education, headteachers and schools face the challenge of ensuring a continuous and reliable supply of qualified teachers. Unforeseen teacher absences due to staff sickness

Teaser

Learn how to build a resilient supply pool of trusted teachers with Teaching Personnel to combat shortages, reduce costs, and enhance education quality.

Read more
How to Survive Your PGCE: Essential Tips for Aspiring Educators

Teaser

Educators

Content Type

TP-Posts

Publish date

DD09YY

Summary

Embarking on the journey to become an educator is both exhilarating and demanding. The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) is crucial to achieving your teaching ambitions. The road ahead

Teaser

In this comprehensive guide, brought to you by Teaching Personnel, we'll delve into valuable insights and actionable tips to help you navigate this transformative phase of your professional development.

Read more
5 Tips for Managing Your Teaching Workload

Teaser

Educators

Content Type

TP-Posts

Publish date

DD08YY

Summary

Teaching is a rewarding profession that plays a crucial role in shaping our society's future. However, it comes with its challenges. The workload can be demanding, which might sometimes lead to feelin

Teaser

Teaching is a rewarding profession that plays a crucial role in shaping our society's future. However, it comes with its challenges. The workload can be demanding, which might sometimes lead to feelings of stress.

Read more
Teaching Assistant
Practical Behaviour Management Tips for Teaching Assistants

Teaser

Tips and Advice

Content Type

TP-Posts

Publish date

DD07YY

Summary

Being a Teaching Assistant (TA) is a rewarding and challenging role that requires a diverse skill set. One of the responsibilities of a TA is supporting the teacher in managing classroom behaviour eff

Teaser

Being a Teaching Assistant (TA) is a rewarding and challenging role that requires a diverse skill set. One of the responsibilities of a TA is supporting the teacher in managing classroom behaviour effectively. As a TA, you play a crucial role in creating a positive and conducive learning environment.

Read more
QTS
Can I Become a Supply Teacher without Qualified Teacher Status?

Teaser

Educators

Content Type

TP-Posts

Publish date

DD06YY

Summary

Teaching is a noble profession that holds the power to shape young minds and inspire future generations. Many people find great joy and fulfilment in pursuing a career in education. One avenue within

Teaser

Teaching is a noble profession that holds the power to shape young minds and inspire future generations. Many people find great joy and fulfilment in pursuing a career in education. One avenue within the teaching profession is becoming a supply teacher. But can you become a supply teacher without Qualified Teacher Status?

Read more
National Teaching Assistants Day - nominate your classroom champion 

Teaser

Education News

Content Type

TP-Posts

Publish date

DD06YY

Summary

There are around 295,000 teaching assistants (TAs) working in schools across England and Wales. Today, teaching assistants play a crucial role in supporting students and teachers. In 2022, TAs account

Teaser

Daily, TAs dedicate themselves to supporting teachers and enriching education through collaboration and guidance. To mark the great work that teaching assistants do in schools, National Teaching Assistants Day takes place on September 29th 2023. 

Read more
Keeping Children Safe: Practical Steps and Resources for Primary Schools 

Teaser

Primary Education

Content Type

TP-Posts

Publish date

DD06YY

Summary

While it is true that “accidents will happen”, keeping children safe and preventing as many accidents as possible should be a concern of every school. By raising awareness of risk sensitively, schools

Teaser

Primary schools are now embracing Childhood Safety Week, which is dedicated to promoting safety education and awareness.

Read more

by

Scott Owen

by

Scott Owen

Classroom Mental Health
Breaking the Stigma: How Teachers Can Support Children's Mental Health in the Classroom

Teaser

Tips and Advice

Content Type

TP-Posts

Publish date

DD05YY

Summary

In the last three years, the likelihood of young people having mental health problems has increased by 50%. According to a report by The Health Foundation, one in six children aged six to 16 in Englan

Teaser

As teachers, it is essential to listen to students' concerns and show understanding as well as empathy. And there are many ways teachers can support children's mental health in the classroom.

Read more

by

Scott Owen

by

Scott Owen

Using AI to Reduce Teacher's Workload

Teaser

Educators

Content Type

TP-Posts

Publish date

DD05YY

Summary

In 2023, it is impossible to watch the news without an item discussing the threats posed and potential benefits offered to society by Artificial Intelligence (AI).  Most people, by now, will have t

Teaser

The AI genie is out of the bottle. How can schools use this technology to benefit their pupils?

Read more

by

Scott Owen

by

Scott Owen

Flexible Working in Schools
Embracing Flexible Work in Schools

Teaser

Primary Education

Content Type

TP-Posts

Publish date

DD05YY

Summary

There is little doubt that school leaders across the country are facing a recruitment and retention crisis. It is a simple yet frustrating equation; fewer people are entering the workforce than ar

Teaser

There is little doubt that school leaders across the country are facing a recruitment and retention crisis. More flexible work could be the answer

Read more

by

Scott Owen

by

Scott Owen

Supply teachers having a chat
Why schools should book cover for September now

Teaser

Tips and Advice

Content Type

TP-Posts

Publish date

DD04YY

Summary

Teacher recruitment is a critical aspect of any school's success. Finding the right teachers and support staff to lead and inspire the next generation of students is no easy task, and it is one th

Teaser

It’s important for schools to book teacher and support staffing cover for September as early as possible to ensure access to a high-quality, flexible workforce.

Read more

by

Scott Owen

by

Scott Owen

Retired teacher tutoring in a classroom
Why retired teachers make the perfect tutors

Teaser

Educators

Content Type

TP-Posts

Publish date

DD03YY

Summary

When you worked as a teacher, you may have looked forward to retirement, as it meant having more time for leisurely activities or spending more time with loved ones. However, the novelty of retire

Teaser

Find out about the benefits of tutoring for retired teachers. Read the blog now.

Read more

by

Scott Owen

by

Scott Owen

Teacher smiling while teaching
Chartered College of Teaching Partnership

Teaser

Educators

Content Type

TP-Posts

Publish date

DD03YY

Summary

Teaching Personnel is proud to announce a new partnership with the Chartered College of Teaching, the leading professional body for teachers and teaching assistants. This partnership will provide

Teaser

Read more

by

Scott Owen

by

Scott Owen

Increase your teaching talent with the Future Teachers Programme

Teaser

Secondary Education

Content Type

TP-Posts

Publish date

DD02YY

Summary

The current teacher shortage is set to be one of the main challenges for the UK in 2023. The number of graduates entering the profession is decreasing, while the number of teachers leaving has in

Teaser

Grow your own teachers and secure your supply of ECTs with Teaching Personnel's Future Teacher Programme

Read more

by

Scott Owen

by

Scott Owen

How do I know I want to be a teacher?

Teaser

Educators

Content Type

TP-Posts

Publish date

DD02YY

Summary

Teaching can be an enriching and fulfilling profession. If you want to make a difference in someone's life, there is no better job than to teach. Like doctors, nurses and vets, teaching is more than

Teaser

if you want to find out if a Teaching Career is for you, the Future Teacher Programme is for you.

Read more

by

Scott Owen

by

Scott Owen

Branch support

We are here to make sure your career starts smoothly despite the disruption caused by the pandemic. 


Your local team

Joining the Pool will give you access to the local ECT team. They will process your application and gather the information required to build your profile. 

Options & advice

We will provide advice and insight to help you succeed at interview and find the right school for you. They will be there to help you settle in and keep in touch throughout your NQT year. 

Let's talk about experience

If you feel you don’t have the experience to take on a permanent placement straight away, your consultant will talk you through the other options available, and how Teaching Personnel can support your career development.

Get started, join the ECT Pool

Access the ECT training resources. Get one step closer to your next job as an Early Career Teacher.

company logo
Search