Early Career Teacher (ECT)

Job Description

Are you looking for a full class planning role or would you like to gain more experience in the classroom? We can help you to secure your first teaching position.

Flourish Education are recruiting a committed and enthusiastic Early Career Teacher (ECT) to join our successful and expanding agency to work in a two-form entry Primary School in the Brownhills area.

Working as an Early Career Teacher (ECT) for Flourish Education at our clients school you will be expected but not limited to deliver engaging lessons to match the school’s teaching and learning strategies, work alongside support staff to ensure that the needs of all pupils are met, provide feedback to pupils in line with the school’s policy, communicate effectively with staff, pupils and parents and set clear expectations for behaviour and learning in the classroom.

The successful applicant will start in September 2024 in the Early Years (EYFS) department or within KS1, on a full-time and permanent basis where your ECT years will be supported.

To apply for this Early Career Teacher (ECT) 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 minimum of 2 references are required

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

  • A daily rate of £153.85 per annum based on working 5 days a week for the full school year, with this role paying to scale (M1) which equates to £30,000 for the full academic 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 in
  • Free ongoing CPD opportunities

This school is easily accessible from Walsall including Willenhall, Wednesbury, Darlaston, Great Barr, great Wyrley and Cannock via Public Transport and car.If travelling by car, our client offers on site car parking.

If you are an Early Career Teacher (ECT) who is passionate about education and you are looking for your first teaching position, please apply now or call Courtney Walker 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.