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Early Career Teachers (ECTs)

We care about all of the ECTs that come and work in Southwark as we regard the thorough induction of ECTs as essential to the high quality teaching force throughout Southwark.    

Welcome to the Southwark schools ECT service, a source of professional expertise you can call upon to help you support your  Early Career Teacher and mentors in your school, saving you time and money. We offer a full range of Early Career Teacher support to all types and phases of schools and other educational settings and are committed to delivering exceptional customer service. 

Join our friendly community to get full access to all pages of this website containing model policies, guidance, tools and templates and hands on support when you need it from dedicated ECT team.  You'll also benefit from regular updates on topical NQT issues,  training and resources.

If you do not currently have an agreement with us for ECT/ Early Career Teacher support services and would like to find out more about what we can offer, please contact Vilma Edwards, ECT Programme Officer.

Register your Early Career Teachers with Southwark LA as the Appropriate Body for ECT Induction. Induction with Southwark LA goes beyond the minimum statutory requirements to ensure the best possible start to the careers of our next generation of teachers.

ECTs registered with Southwark LA have priority, discounted, access to a range of support specifically designed for ECTs in primary, secondary and special schools.

It is a statutory requirement that ECTs undertake induction. As the Appropriate Body for Southwark we are fully committed to supporting ECT and mentors through this period.