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Early Careers Teacher

Job Description

Job Title: Early Careers Teacher (ECT)

Location: Milton Keynes

Contract: Full-time, Permanent

Dunbar Education, a trusted education recruitment agency, is currently working on behalf of a reputable primary school in Milton Keynes to find an enthusiastic Early Careers Teacher (ECT). This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate and dedicated individual who is embarking on their teaching career.

Position Overview: As an Early Careers Teacher, you will have the opportunity to work closely with experienced teachers and gain valuable hands-on experience in a supportive school environment. This role is designed to provide you with a solid foundation for your teaching career and enable you to develop your skills and confidence as an educator.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in planning and delivering engaging lessons under the guidance of experienced teachers.
  • Support the individual learning needs of students, providing targeted interventions and feedback.
  • Collaborate with the teaching staff to create a positive and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities to enhance your teaching skills and subject knowledge.
  • Build positive relationships with students, parents/guardians, and colleagues.
  • Contribute to the wider school community and take part in extracurricular activities.


  • Hold a relevant degree and have completed a recognised teaching qualification.
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Show enthusiasm, dedication, and a genuine passion for teaching and working with children.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively within a team.
  • Have a growth mindset and a willingness to learn and adapt.
  • Be committed to the safeguarding and welfare of students.

This is an exciting opportunity for an Early Careers Teacher to join a supportive school community, gain valuable experience, and make a positive impact on the lives of young learners. You will receive guidance and mentorship from experienced teachers to help you develop your teaching skills and progress in your career.

If you are a driven and ambitious individual looking to kick-start your teaching journey, we would love to hear from you. Dunbar Education is committed to supporting early career teachers and ensuring a smooth transition into the profession.

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your passion for teaching and why you are interested in this role. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview and assessment.

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