Advice Archives - The NQT Partnership


10 tips for surviving and thriving in your NQT year

Here at the NQT Partnership, we want to help you as much as we can in your first year as an NQT. Our support doesn’t stop when we find you a job but it continues throughout your first year.

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Five tips for your first year of teaching

Planning your first term

So you’ve finished your PGCE and (with the help of the NQT Partnership) you’ve secured your perfect position in your dream school.

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Five ways we help NQTs

You know what? Finding your first teaching job is not easy. You’ve come off the back of a year of intense study and some practical experience straight into to the deep end. Your lecturers have said ‘fly my pretties, now is your time to shine. I release you!’ Or something along those lines anyway, maybe they just said ‘good luck’ or ‘go and set the world alight, champ’. OK, OK, maybe not as patronising as that. But you get the gist.

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How to write an NQT personal statement

Hey! Thanks for coming to our page about how to write a personal statement as a teacher. This is a topic which has been covered by loads of websites so we appreciate that you’re reading it here, on the NQT Partnership website. This is designed for NQTs who are applying for their first jobs at schools, not for the PGCE.

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Teacher interview: How to get the job

The interview is your chance to shine but it can also be a difficult thing to prepare for. Follow our top tips and you’re on the right path.

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Finding your first teaching job

So you’re looking for your first teaching job? Don’t worry, it doesn’t have to be a difficult process and in this blog we provide some useful hints and tips to help get your teaching career off to a flying start.

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Frequently Asked Questions part 2

In part 2 part of our 3-part blog series, we answer more questions each candidate regularly asks.

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Frequently Asked Questions part 1

The NQT Partnership have put together a few of the most frequently asked questions you might have before you register with us. In this 3 part blog series, we hope that we can answer all of the questions you have.

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