From September 2021 NQT mentors will have the recognition and support that the role merits. Up until now mentors have had little guidance on what the role should involve and have often found themselves serving their peers in an informal way.
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To aid with their continued professional development Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs) have slightly different working conditions to other teachers.
As an NQT you are a qualified teacher on induction. You will probably be teaching many more face to face hours than you did during your training.
When you begin your NQT year, you are taking a big step up in the amount of face to face teaching you are doing, and the level of responsibility you hold.
Every teacher awarded qualified teacher status is required to complete an induction period. Here's our guide to completing it successfully.
Advice, tips and publications for newly qualified and trainee teachers on starting your teaching placement, lesson planning and behaviour management as well as frequently asked questions.