Make a fresh start without starting over – come back to teaching. You can make a real difference to young people’s lives. We’ll guide you all the way. Bring your skills back to the classroom – where they can make a real difference to children and young people every day. We’ll guide you all the way. Return to teaching and we’ll guide you all the way. Bring your skills back to the classroom. You can make a real difference to young people’s lives. Re-ignite your passion for teaching and inspire the next generation. You can make a real difference to young people’s lives.
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For the purposes of this pilot, Returners are those that:
• Have qualified teacher status (QTS).
• Have QTLS and have a membership with the Education and Training Foundation (ETF).
• Aren’t currently holding a permanent or fixed-term teaching post in a state-maintained or independent School or College in England.
• Are not currently barred / banned from teaching and do not have a previous conviction (spent or unspent) that would prevent them from working with children.
• Teachers who wish to return to teach part- or full-time, on a permanent or temporary basis.
• Are qualified teachers that have previously worked in further education but are not currently working in the further education sector.
• Qualified teachers that have previously worked in, or currently work in, higher education.
• Teachers who have had a teaching post in the past (regardless of how long ago) and are now working outside of teaching.
• Teachers that are not working at all (i.e. are parents / carers and / or are unemployed). However, this doesn’t include teachers returning from an official period of maternity or paternity leave as their leave will be part of their current employment contract.
• Teachers who are currently supply teaching, but are not employed by, or have a contract with, a school.
• Teachers who have previously taught, but not currently teaching, in the Primary sector.
• Teachers who aren’t currently teaching but have previously taught in the independent sector.
• Teachers who gained their QTS in England but are currently teaching outside of the UK or have taught overseas, and are planning to / have now returned to England to teach.
• Teachers from overseas, as long as they are qualified to teach in England (i.e. have QTS).
• Teachers that have been qualified for at least a year (excluding NQT’s) but have never taught.