Early Career Teacher (ECT)

Job Description

Are you graduating as an ECT this Summer and looking for work in September?

Whether you are looking for a full class planning role or would like to gain more experience in the classroom covering short term and day to day supply needs – we can help you secure your first teaching position.

We can offer you a variety of work, in various schools, teaching across Early Years (EYFS), Key Stage 1 (KS1) and Key Stage 2 (KS2), giving you valuable teaching experience. We can even help find you a school to support your ECT years.

As an ECT you will be expected to but not limited to delivering exciting lessons, work alongside support staff to ensure the needs of all pupils are met, attend meetings and training events, communicate effectively with pupils, staff, and parents, and set clear expectations for behaviour and learning in the classroom.

Flourish Education are looking to register candidates immediately.

To apply for this ECT (formally known as NQT) role you will need the following:

  • Currently completing a Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) qualification.
  • Confidence in teaching primary lessons to all abilities.
  • A passion for education and a desire to create better outcomes for all of your students
  • Be adaptable and reliable, reacting with confidence to new challenges.
  • A DBS on the update service or issued in the last 12 months.
  • A minimum of 2 excellent references required.

Working as an Early Careers Teacher (ECT) for Flourish Education you will receive excellent benefits including:

  • A competitive salary of up to £153.85 per day which equates to £30,000 per annum based on working 5 days a week for the full school year
  • The option of PAYE or Umbrella
  • Holiday Pay - for PAYE candidates you accrue this at 14.36% of your day rate
  • Pension Contributions
  • Free safeguarding level 1, Prevent and FGM training
  • KCSIE compliant safeguarding and Prevent Duty Trianing inclusive of modules relating to legislation, FGM and abuse
  • Refer a Friend bonus scheme
  • Regular contact throughout the registration process and once you are at work
  • £100 welcome to the team bonus
  • Your own dedicated consultant who will spend time getting to know you to ensure you are placed in schools that you will thrive iFree on-going CPD opportunities

We have strong links with a variety of primary schools across the Walsall area which is easily accessible by car and public transport.

If you are an Early Careers Teacher who is passionate about education and you are looking for your first teaching position in September, please apply now or call Courtney Walker to find out more information.


Flourish Education Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects every candidate to share this commitment. All candidates are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Flourish Education is acting as an employment and business agency.