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Newly Qualified Teacher Programme

18 February 2020 (by admin)

Westbridge Teaching School will carry out the role of appropriate body in accordance with NQT regulations and practice for NQT’s in schools and other education establishments.

Westbridge Teaching School will carry out the role of appropriate body in accordance with NQT regulations and practice for NQT’s in schools and other education establishments.

The service that Westbridge TSA offer is available to all local authority maintained schools and academies.

 Westbridge Teaching School Alliance NQT Programme Aims:

  • To undertake the statutory responsibilities and duties of the Appropriate Body for the professional induction of Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs) – NQT Registration Programme
  • To provide a ‘bespoke’ and comprehensive training programme to secure individuals into the early stages of their career progression – NQT Training Programme

Westbridge Teaching School Alliance will:

  • Provide, collate and submit all appropriate assessment documentation
  • Provide a named contact at RSA Academies’ Teaching School Alliance
  • Keep schools up to date and informed of changes to legislation, taking the main responsibilities of administration

What's included in Our Newly Qualified Teacher Programme:

  • Registering of NQT's with the Teaching Regulation Agency (TRA) and monitoring progress
  • Quality assuring the three assessment forms against the teacher standards
  • Providing advice and guidance in relation to assessments
  • Offer a NQT Welcome to Teaching Induction Workshop / Residential
  • Delivering training to Induction Tutors as required
  • School visits to help support new Induction Tutors
  • Providing advice and support in circumstances when an NQT is under-performing
  • Updating and developing NQT paperwork /processes
  • Calculating length of assessment for part time NQT's

Other services (additional charges apply) 

  • Delivering lesson planning training to NQT's
  • Delivering training on developing a professional portfolio including access to discounted rates on Research based speakers through Westbridge Teaching School Alliance 

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