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The role of the Appropriate Body

The role of the Appropriate Body

The role of the Appropriate Body


Xavier TSH Appropriate Body are the accrediting body for your induction.


Requirements of Xavier TSH;

    • To ensure the school setting is suitable for the purpose of Induction


    • To ensure the school is upholding the expectations outlined in this booklet for induction


    • To provide support for ECTs and schools if and where applicable


    • To provide relevant contact and monitoring and quality assurance of ECTs induction provision


    • To ensure progress reviews and assessments are conducted at the appropriate times throughout the two year induction


    • To monitor ECTs engagement with the Teach First ECF provision


    • To accredit ECT induction with the TRA


    • If there are any concerns over ECTs progress, we will liaise with ECTs and Induction Tutors to ensure all the appropriate support is put in place and monitored through our Cause for Concern procedure.


    • Ensuring that ECTs receive their statutory entitlements and that ECTs are fairly and consistently assessed. Appropriate bodies will also be expected to check that ECTs are receiving a programme of support and training based on the ECF.


    • Monitoring of support - Appropriate bodies will check that early career teachers are receiving   their statutory entitlements. To provide ECF fidelity checks, where needed to ensure schools are supported to provide ECTs with an ECF-based induction.


    • Monitoring of assessment – Appropriate bodies will make the final decision as to whether the ECT has satisfactorily met the Teachers’ Standards, based on the Headteacher’s recommendation.