Early Career Teacher (ECT)

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

What's the ECT pool?

At the ECT pool you can:

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

Visit the ECT pool

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


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

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