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Newly Qualified Teacher Induction

Register your NQTs HERE for the next academic year, or please feel free to contact us via our email nqt@connect-tsa.net.

Connect NQT Induction flyer

Connect Teaching School Alliance is an Appropriate Body for the Statutory Induction and provides support for Newly Qualified Teachers.

An NQT’s statutory induction period is the bridge between their initial teaching training and a successful career in the teaching profession. It combines a personalised programme of development, support and professional dialogue with focus on monitoring and assessment against the Teacher Standards. The induction programme supports the NQT in demonstrating their performance against the relevant standards is satisfactory by the end of the process, ensuring the teacher is equipped with all the tools to be effective and successful teachers.

As the Appropriate Body, Connect TSA will undertake all the statutory duties listed below, starting with the registration of the NQT with the Teaching Regulation Agency (TRA).

For a rate of £300 per NQT per year. Our Bronze Induction ‘Offer’ consists of:

• Welcome event/induction training for the NQT and Induction Tutor
• Initial registration of the NQT with the TRA through the Connect Registration Form
• A named contact for advice and support in undertaking induction duties and activities
• Induction training for the NQT and Induction Tutor/Mentor
• Electronic induction manual and forms for both the NQT and Induction Tutor
• Provision of all paperwork for monitoring, support and recording of outcomes
• A process of Quality Assurance of termly assessment and monitoring reports
• Reporting to TRA on progress and final outcome of the NQT induction year
• Advice and further documentation when an NQT is at risk or has become a cause for concern
• Email and telephone support for NQTs, Head Teachers and Induction Tutors
• Link to online master portal
• Email prompts for key actions and deadlines
All twilights are now run through the NQT Gold & Silver Induction Package.
NQT CPD sessions (see below) are accessible to Bronze package NQTs at an additional cost of £50 per session (10% discount is available to Alliance Members schools)

For a rate of £750 per NQT per year. Our Silver Enhanced Induction ‘Offer’ consists of:

• Inclusive of the Bronze package
• Plus 6 additional CPD afternoon training sessions (see below). These sessions have been designed and linked to the Teachers’ Standards and therefore provide valuable experience and knowledge for NQTs to achieve these standards by the end of their Induction Period

For a rate of £950 per NQT per year. Our Gold Induction ‘Offer’ consists of:

• Advantage of the Silver package
• 2 half-days of SLE support in school

Our experienced induction team is available to support both NQT and their mentors during this induction period. We encourage you to make contact if you have any queries or require any support at any stage.

Teaching Standard NQT and Early Career Training Sessions @ Connect TSA – 1pm – 4pm Date
TS 7 Behaviour management 1st October 19
TS 4 Planning for progress EYFS 9th October 19
TS 4 Planning for progress KS1 & KS2 5th November 19
TS 8/2 Managing adults, parents, TA’s and Colleagues! 18th November 19
TS 5 An inclusive classroom: challenge and meeting needs for all (SEND & GD) 14th January 20
TS 6 Assessment – reading and writing 22nd January 20
TS 1/4 Inspiring creative learning; indoors and outdoors 4th February 20
TS 2 Science – enquiry and investigation 25th February 20
TS 3 Maths – broadening strategies, developing fluency 9th March 20
TS 3 SPAG – made to look easy! 25th March 20


We are really excited to be working with The Chartered College of Teaching on their Appropriate Body Pilot, as part of this pilot we can facilitate the process of your NQT becoming a member of The College through a group membership, for more information about what membership can offer, go to https://chartered.college/nqt-membership. If you wish to support your NQT to access this excellent resource during their NQT year, you can do this through the Kyra NQT Induction registration process at a small cost.



Benefits of membership to the Chartered College of Teaching for NQTs

  • Engage with high-quality career development and stay up to date with the most up to date and relevant pedagogy and research
  • Connect with a network of like-minded individuals
  • Learn from and support teachers from across the country to develop teaching practice
  • Gain recognition and awarded status for expertise and commitment to the profession
  • Collaborate and showcase expertise on a national platform
  • Be part of a national movement committed to shaping the future and raising the status of the teaching profession

NQTs will get access to:

  • Research Engagement toolkits
  • Professional development resources
  • Support for Early Career teachers
  • Exclusive invites to events and webinars
  • Subscription to termly, peer-reviewed journal “Impact”
  • Printed copy of annual publication for early career teachers “The Profession”


2019-2020 Assessment due to Connect TSA
Term 1 6th December 2019
Term 2 27th March 2020
Term 3 Final Assessment
8th July 2020

To register for any of our NQT Support Programmes please email nqt@connect-tsa.net

NQT Downloads – for currently registered NQTs and their mentors

Please see our NQT Downloads page for more information.