Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT)

Are you training or just finishing your teaching qualification? Suffolk recruits over 300 Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs) every year. Find out how to apply.


NQT pool now open

You can complete an online application via the NQT pool that will be seen by schools across Suffolk.

Visit the NQT pool

At the NQT pool you can:

  • register as a new user
  • complete our online application
  • learn how the NQT pool works

Download the NQT pool guide (PDF, 199KB) or visit NQTs on Suffolk Jobs Direct website. 

Schools will access applications from January 2019.


A full induction programme is available for all NQTs delivered through our Teaching Schools Alliances. A range of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is also on offer specifically aimed at NQTs.

My route into teaching

Lily from Brooklands Primary School shares her experiences of being an NQT in Suffolk.

Find out more

You can search for teaching jobs.

Contact us

Email with any questions about teaching in Suffolk.