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Early Career Teacher (ECT) - Primary

Job Description

Dunbar Education is thrilled to collaborate with a supportive primary school in Milton Keynes in their search for an enthusiastic and dedicated Early Career Teacher (ECT) to join their team from September 2024.

About the School: Our partner school is dedicated to providing a nurturing and inspiring learning environment where teachers can thrive and grow in their careers. With a commitment to professional development and mentorship, the school offers a supportive induction program tailored to meet the needs of early career teachers. Situated in the vibrant community of Milton Keynes, the school boasts modern facilities and a welcoming ethos that values collaboration and innovation.

Role Overview: As an Early Career Teacher (ECT), you will have the opportunity to further develop your teaching skills and expertise under the guidance of experienced mentors. You will assume responsibility for planning and delivering engaging lessons, providing high-quality instruction to students across various year groups and subjects. This role presents an excellent opportunity for a passionate and driven individual to continue their professional development and make a positive impact in the lives of young learners.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with an assigned mentor to develop your teaching practice and pedagogical skills
  • Plan and deliver engaging and differentiated lessons across the primary curriculum
  • Assess student progress and provide targeted support and intervention where needed
  • Foster positive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues, contributing to a collaborative and inclusive school culture
  • Engage in professional development opportunities and reflective practice to support your ongoing growth and development
  • Contribute to the wider school community through participation in extracurricular activities and events


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent
  • Completion of initial teacher training (ITT) and induction year (NQT)
  • A genuine passion for education and a commitment to providing high-quality teaching and learning experiences
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills
  • The ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and contribute to a positive school ethos
  • A proactive and reflective approach to professional development


  • Supportive mentorship and guidance from experienced educators
  • Opportunities for continued professional development and career progression
  • A welcoming and inclusive school community committed to supporting early career teachers
  • Modern facilities and resources to enhance teaching and learning experiences

If you are an ambitious and enthusiastic early career teacher looking to further develop your skills and expertise in a supportive environment, we would love to hear from you. Join us in making a difference in the lives of young learners and shaping the future of education.

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