Candidate Support Hub

Candidate Support Hub

Our support hub is here to help guide you through your teaching journey and cover any questions that you may have.

Where will you live?

It may not be rocket science – or even GCSE physics – but deciding where to live in the UK can be a tricky decision to make.

Excellence in the UK classroom

Teachers can often find themselves in a ‘catch-22’ situation when it comes to lesson planning. Delivering high-quality lessons requires careful preparation and detailed planning especially if you’re adjusting to the curriculum. However, while managing international relocation as well as a challenging workload, teachers might find planning to be time-consuming and burdensome.

Managing Behaviour in the Classroom

At the forefront of a classroom teacher’s mind is the need to prevent disruption and maintain good discipline to facilitate students’ education. There are rumours, though, that not everyone in the classroom shares this objective all the time…  Read on to make sure you’re in the best shape to encourage good behaviour in the children and young people around you. 

Your Finances

Someone once said that if you take care of the pennies, the pounds will take care of themselves

How to keep on top of personal wellbeing as an ECT

You’ve got this far, you clearly take your work as a teacher seriously, and the chances are you can’t wait to get started.

Climbing the ECT framework

We certainly hope you enjoyed your studies, and that you’re looking forward to the next step in your career. 

Finding the right ECT school

It may not be rocket science – or even A-level physics – but taking the right first step in a career is crucial. The right choice builds solid career foundations, but get it wrong, and life in your first year of teaching suddenly becomes a whole lot harder.

Writing the perfect CV

Producing a good CV should be like answering a well-revised exam question. It’s ok – even encouraged – to show off! Believe it or not, this doesn’t come naturally to everyone…