From September 2021, there are proposed changes to the NQT Induction.
As always, our team will be here to support and guide you through this process, whether you are a newly qualified teacher, head teacher, mentor or induction coordinator.
The changes will be as follows;
All new teachers undergoing induction will complete a two-year programme.
Early career teachers will receive support from a dedicated mentor. This role will be separate to that of the induction tutor.
Induction should continue to be supportive and development focused.
Two formal assessment points will take place - one midway through induction and one at the end of the induction period.
Progress reviews should be undertaken each term. Sussex Teaching School Alliance intends to support the review of NQTs’ progress by asking schools to provide regular progress updates.
Part-time early career teachers will be entitled to an induction period equivalent in FTE of two school years. With agreement from the Appropriate Body, in some instances, part-time teachers’ induction period may be reduced.
For NQTs who started induction prior to September 2021, they will have until September 2023 to complete a one-year induction period. After this point they will need to complete a full, two-year period.
At the end of induction there will continue to be a decision as to whether the teacher’s performance against the Teachers’ Standards is satisfactory.
If you have any questions about the Sussex NQT Induction service, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.