Early Career Teacher (ECT)

Job Description

Are you an Early Career Teacher (ECT) looking for work in September? Would you like someone to help write your CV and send it directly to local schools?

Flourish Education is currently recruiting for primary trained Early Career Teachers to work in schools in Worcester and the surrounding areas. Working as a Primary Early Career Teacher on supply will give you the opportunity to experience different year groups, and to gain insight into the sorts of school you’d like to work for in the future. Flourish has strong links with schools in Hereford and Malvern, offering great opportunities for those seeking a role.

As a Supply Teacher you will not be expected to plan lessons. You will however be required to deliver pre-planned lessons effectively and to mark pupil’s work. You will have high expectations of pupil behaviour, work well as part of a team, and be dedicated to creating a positive learning environment. A passion for education and the ability to teach in an exciting and engaging way is essential.

Flourish Education are looking to recruit Early Career Teachers immediately.

Responsibilities for the Early Career Teacher role:

  • To deliver exciting lessons to match the school’s teaching and learning strategies
  • To work alongside support staff to ensure that the needs of all pupils are met
  • To communicate effectively with staff, pupils and parents
  • To set clear expectations for behaviour and learning in the classroom.

Required Skills and Experience for this Early Career Teacher role:

  • Currently completing a QTS qualification
  • A record of ‘good’ classroom practise throughout your placements
  • Up to date knowledge of the Primary curriculum
  • To be adaptable and reliable
  • A DBS on the update service or issued within the last 12 months

The benefits of an Early Career Teacher working for Flourish Education:

  • Up to £140 per day which equates to £27,300 per annum based on working 5 days a week for a full school year.
  • Up to £100 welcome to the team bonus
  • 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 and Prevent training.
  • Refer a Friend bonus scheme.
  • Regular contact throughout the registration process and once you are at work from your own dedicated consultant.


This Early Career Teacher opportunity is located in Worcester, and is easily commutable from the surrounding areas including Malvern, Pershore, Evesham, Kidderminster and Droitwich. We work with schools that have onsite carparks, or that are easily accessible via public transport.

If you’re interested in this opportunity then apply now, or to find out more, please contact Glenn Turner at Flourish Education.


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.