Primary ECT Pool 2023
Are you studying a PGCE or Undergraduate degree with QTS ?
Are you on route to QTS or have recently completed Initial Teacher Training and looking for your first teaching post?
- Start date: September 2023
- Full-time, permanent posts across multiple schools
- Outer London starting salary Teachers' Main Pay Scale
- Statutory ECT Assessement Appropriate Body
- Results above local and national averages
For the last 16 years, the London Borough of Hounslow Primary Early Career Teacher (ECT) Pool has been the first point of contact for schools across the borough who are seeking newly qualified teachers (formerly known as the NQT Pool).
Our Primary ECT Pool is now open for appointments in Hounslow Primary Schools for September 2023.
95% of our schools are Good or Outstanding (Ofsted).
Hounslow is a great place to learn and to teach with results above the local and national averages. ECTs appointed to our borough stay longer with us than an average across the UK.
With our ECT Pool, it couldn't be easier to find your ideal first post:
- Save time with just 1 application to Hounslow Primary Schools.
- Choose your Key Stage (EYFS - KS1 - KS2)
- Choose your location (Chiswick - Brentford - Isleworth - Hounslow - Cranford - Heston - Bedfont - Hanworth - Feltham)
- No supporting statement - just answer 3 Key Questions.
"Everyone has been supportive since the day of my interview, so I feel really lucky to be working here and I’m glad to have relocated to London for this position. "
- current Hounslow ECT
As the LA Employer, we support our schools with recruitment and retention of staff, including workload and well-being, as part of the wider School Effectiveness remit.
Once you have submitted your application, your application will be considered against the shortlisting criteria. Successfully shortlisted applicants will have their details matched with schools. Headteachers will invite applicants to interview in school.
You will be supported through the process by our dedicated Recruitment team with advice and information to help you find the right post for you.
Our Primary ECT Pool operates two phases.
Main phase closing date for applications: 31st January 2023
Second phase closing date for applications: 30th April 2023
Applications submitted between 31st January - 30th April will be considered on an ongoing basis.
Please note: The Primary ECT Pool is an annual recruitment campaign for trainee teachers who are seeking to begin or complete the Early Career Framework. It is not for Overseas Trained Teachers who are exempt from the ECF or those who have already completed Induction.
How to Apply
Welcome to the London Borough of Hounslow Primary ECT Pool.
Our Local Authority Pool has been match ECTs with Hounslow schools for over 16 years.
Please complete the following application via the pink Apply Online button at the bottom of this page, paying particular attention to the 3 Key Questions. Your answers to these questions will form the shortlisting process.
If your application is successfully shortlisted by our specialist team, your details will then be released to our Headteachers who have vacancies matching your preferences. You will then be invited for interview in school. All references will be taken up prior to interview. All offers of appointment are subject to satisfactory references, DBS and criminal records checks.
Please ensure you fill out all sections on full - including employment / teaching placement experience, education and training, including the details of your current teacher training course.