Early Career Teacher

Job Description

Are you graduating as an Early Career Teacher (ECT) this year and wondering ‘what next’?

Flourish Education are working with a variety of schools in Oldbury and surrounding area and are experiencing high demand for Qualified Primary Teachers.

We are recruiting for a range of roles, so whether you are looking for a full class planning roles, short-term and day-to-day supply – we can support you in securing your first teaching position.

We offer you a variety of roles across schools in Selly Oak and the surrounding areas, teaching across Early Years (EYFS), Key Stage 1 (KS1) and Key Stage 2 (KS2); giving you valuable teaching experience. We can also help you find a school to support your ECT induction.

Working as an Early Career Teacher (ECT, formally known as NQT) you will:

  • Deliver exciting 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.
  • Plan lessons effectively if it is a long-term full class role.
  • Attend meetings and training relevant to this role.
  • Communicate effectively with staff, pupils, and parents.
  • Set clear expectations for behaviour and learning in the classroom.

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

  • Currently completing a Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) Qualification.
  • Able to plan and/or deliver primary lessons to all abilities.
  • Experience working in Early Years (EYFS), Key Stage 1 (KS1) or Key Stage 2 (KS2).
  • A passion for education and a desire to create better outcomes for all your pupils.
  • 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 references are required.

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

  • A competitive salary of £125 to £154 per day which equates to £24,375 - £30,000 per annum based on working 5 days a week for the full school year and depending on experience.
  • 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.
  • 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.

We have strong links with a variety of primary schools across Oldbury, this is easily accessible via Tividale, West Bromwich, Rowley Reg, Smethwick, Bearwood, Quinton and Harborne via Public Transport and car. Most Schools also offer onsite 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 Richard Preece 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.