Wondering why Aspire People is the best agency for Newly Qualified Teachers?
Ever since Aspire People opened 12 years ago we have been dedicated to making sure we support Newly Qualified Teachers. Take a look below to see how we can help you become a qualified teacher and how others have benefited from our services.
How can Aspire People help a newly qualified teacher?
Once you have finished university there are 3 options you can take as an NQT.
Firstly, get a permanent job in a school.
Secondly, gain a temporary full time position with a school and last but not least supply teaching.
Not many people know this but you can achieve all three of these routes through a recruitment agency, utilising their knowledge on local schools, contacts with head teachers and support on sprucing up your CV and interview techniques.
What if I choose to work with Aspire People, what sort of benefits will I get?
When you join Aspire People you will be working for a busy recruitment agency that really cares about customer service and the training and development of candidates. You can read about some of our recommendations from candidates this year or read some case studies about how people have got in to teaching or found permanent work.
At Aspire People every education professional becomes an important member of the Aspire People team. Not only will you get your own education consultant but you will be made to feel welcome on day one. Your consultant will then create a career plan unique to your ambitions, whether you want to take your next promotional step or retire. There are induction opportunities for NQTs and some of our schools take on cover supervisors for teacher training placements. On top of all this you will get:
- £100 once you work 10 days
- Choice of work and types of schools
- Paid to scale after 12 weeks
- Face-to-face induction
- Social and fundraising events
- Supply Teaching Resources
- Work – life Balance
- Your own dedicated recruitment adviser
- Fast application process
- Fast-track DBS
- Expert advice on how to write a CV
- Support with interview techniques
- Regular updates on education news
The benefits of working with Aspire People are simple. Not only will we help to develop your career but support you through the process. You will get the respect that hard-working staff deserve.
What do NQTs think of Aspire People?
“I believe that I have gained a lot from entering the supply route after completing my PGCE. This route has meant that I could experience a rich variety of teaching styles, in different schools, and use this to define my own energetic and stimulating style of teaching. In addition, if you come out of a PGCE with the view that a teaching standard needs to be strengthened, in my case behaviour management, this route has enabled me to practise strategies on different classes rather than having one teaching post.”
Callum, NQT, Walsall
“Unfortunately, I was not in a position to undertake my NQT year and daily supply work was my other option. I found daily supply great as the work was flexible and I could fit it around my families commitments. I also found that working as a supply teacher provided the opportunity to work in a variety of schools in different settings, widening my teaching experiences.”
Lianne, NQT, Stafford
“I originally signed to work as an NQT with another agency. However, after not gaining much work I also signed up with Aspire. I had work straight away and after only a few weeks a long term position. I have gained a lot more and varied experiences, which has helped with my teaching skills. Staff at Aspire are friendly, committed and professional. I only wish I went to them sooner!”
Sally, NQT, Burntwood