Becoming a head of department might seem like the next logical step in your teaching career. At Edapt we support many heads of departments and middle leaders at schools in England and Wales.
Higher level teaching assistant might be a role you are interested in. We provide an overview of the HLTA standards and link to examples of job descriptions and person specifications.
The term Early Career Teachers (ECT) replaces the term Newly Qualified Teachers (NQT). We support early career teachers (as well as all other school staff) and you contact us for employment support and advice in your role.
The reception baseline assessment is being introduced to schools in autumn 2021. It is a short activity-based assessment of pupils’ early mathematics, literacy, communication and language skills.
Overview Learning walks might be a common occurrence at your school. Even though they might be more informal than standard lesson observations you might feel anxious about the type and frequency of learning walks. Similar to lesson observations, the Education (School Teacher’s Appraisal) (England) Regulations 2012 does not stipulate a limit on the total amount…
Overview Sabbatical leave for teachers might be of interest to you. You might want to develop new skills, conduct educational research, study for a new qualification or travel abroad. It should be noted that there is no employment right for secondments and not all schools or Trusts will offer them. You will need to check…
It’s the time of year when many teachers and school staff will be deciding their options when subscribing to a teaching union or edu-legal support such as Edapt (or in some cases both!).
The teaching of latin in schools is varied across the country. According to a British Council survey, Latin is taught at Key Stage 3 in 2.7% of state schools compared to 49% of independent schools.
Can teachers take a day off to move house? There are no specific sections in the STPCD or Burgundy Book which explicitly set out details on whether teachers are allowed a paid day off school to move house.
From Friday 6th August until Thursday 30th September midnight we are launching our summer referral competition. As it’s the school holidays, and we’re feeling even more generous, we’re giving away prizes for three subscribers who refer the most colleagues successfully between 6th August and 30th September.