Register for the NQT Pool. Tell us your about your skills and aspirations. Upskill with free resources while we find you the perfect role match. Start your NQT year in September.
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How does the NQT Pool work?

NQT YearThe path to your NQT year

Thousands of schools

Teaching Personnel works with thousands of schools across England and Wales. Schools trust us to find the right fit for their permanent and temporary vacancies. 

We want to know about your aspirations

Register with our NQT pool. Our consultants discuss your aspirations, skills, and abilities. Build your in-depth profile. Start the success path to your career with additional support from our training packs. 

Read more about our training support packs here

The right school for the right teacher

We take the profile we built up and speak to schools looking for NQTs. The profile includes a short video introduction. Our team find the perfect school match for you.

You interview with the school online. If everyone is happy, your NQT year starts in September — online or in school.

Step by step guide to the NQT Pool

A step-by-step guide to our NQT process

1. Register

Complete the NQT Pool contact form here.

2. Our team contacts you

Your local consultant will get in touch to discuss your needs.

3. Discuss preferences

We will find out where you want to work and what you want to teach.

4. Your NQT profile

We build up an in-depth profile of your skills, abilities, and personality, along with your job aspirations. 

5. We find the best schools for you 

We take your profile (potentially including a short video introduction) and promote you to schools looking for NQTs in your preferred areas.

6. Interview

When a school is interested, they will interview you via video link or in-school. We will make sure you are well prepared for either eventuality.

7. Your September placement

If you and the school are happy, you will be ready to start work in September.

8. Continued access to training

You will have continued access to our range of training packages and care from your consultant into your NQT year.


What are the requirements to join the NQT Pool?

  • You have finished, or are finishing, your Initial Teaching Training

  • You are looking for your first teacher job

Join Teaching Personnel's NQT Pool today to get started. Get one step closer to your next job as a Newly Qualified Teacher.

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