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ECTs in Independent schools

The Department for Education (DfE) has committed to supporting all teachers early in their careers with the introduction of the 2 year Early Career Induction Programme.  Although Independent Schools are not required to offer statutory induction to their early career teachers (ECTs), we know that the schools we work with are committed to ensuring their ECTs receive the best support available. 

Xavier Teaching School Hub's induction service offer to Independent Schools draws the high quality training materials from our Delivery Partner, Teach First plus the extensive expertise of our team and regional leads.

There are two options for independent schools to consider:

Online programme

Early Career Framework
  • Online learning - using videos and online training
  • Self-study access to the Teach First self study materials 
  • Regional lead support - designated team member to provide support and advice to your school.
Appropriate Body 
  • Registration of your ECTs
  • Training on assessment processes 
  • Online platform ECT Manager (paperless management system)
  • Regional lead support and guidance 
  • Quality assurance - making sure that we are offering the highest possible service 
  • Access to wealth of training and resources

COST £295 per ECT p/a

Register your ECT here and contact k.powlson@xaviercet.org.uk to confirm your choice of programme 

Full engagement programme

Early Career Framework
  • Face to face seminars-you will join other ECTs in a group for training seminars at one of our Delivery Partner Schools
  • Network - the opportunity to meet regularly in person with other ECTs to share ideas and network
  • Self-study access to the Teach First self study materials 
  • Regional lead support - designated team member to provide support and advice to your school.
Appropriate Body 
  • Registration of your ECTs
  • Training on assessment processes 
  • Online platform ECT Manager (paperless management system)
  • Regional lead support and guidance 
  • Quality assurance - making sure that we are offering the highest possible service 
  • Access to wealth of training and resources

COST £445 per ECT p/a

Register your ECT here and contact k.powlson@xaviercet.org.uk to confirm your choice of programme