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Xavier Teaching School Hub

Appropriate Body

Appropriate Body

Xavier Teaching School Hub Appropriate Body - Growing great teachers, improving education for all

The role of the Appropriate Body is to work alongside the early career framework (ECF) to monitor and support your ECTs progress and oversee termly progress reviews and assessments.

We are committed to providing the following:

  • Support provided for teachers by teachers
  • Same-day support for ECTs on support plans
  • Early intervention to ensure positive and successful outcomes for ECT’s induction
  • In-school visits by an experienced primary and secondary team
  • Proactive responses by phone and email
  • Progress reviews using workload friendly ESI (evidence, subject, impact) sentences for greater impact
  • Easy paperless assessment system on ECT Manager with no extra evidence required
  • Termly checklists for mentors and induction tutors

Throughout your time with Xavier Appropriate Body, your school and its staff will have access to Xavier ECT Manager to access and complete your ECT's progress reviews and assessments. You will receive email reminders and prompts when the documents are due for completion and full support from the Xavier team at all times.

We can also assist you with :

  • Full provider led Induction Programme
  • Core Induction Programme
  • School-based Induction Programme
  • Fast Track
  • Reduced Induction

All programme members are given access to the secure ECF Members Area of our website.  This hosts all the information that ECTs, mentors and induction tutors need - handbooks, guidance, copies of bulletins etc.    Please open the brochure below for further information:



Our Appropriate Body services are competitively priced at £195 p/a per ECT

If you would like to discuss your ECF needs please contact

the team on or call us on 01932 578 687