NQT +1

NQT +1

This programme is for those entering the second year of their teaching career across the alliance.


  • Participants will be better equipped to manage the shift from NQT to RQT year.
  • Participants will have a clearer and wider view of the whole school and bring about effective subject development.
  • Participants will develop the capacity to become a reflective practitioner, with access to a trained in school coach.
  • Participants will identify areas for personal development, embedding their classroom practice.
  • Participants will learn how to implement and manage change beyond their own classroom.

What does it involve?

  • Access to six half day face to face sessions based in schools across the alliance.
  • The opportunity to engage in a collaborative triad focused on a personal improvement priority.
  • The opportunity to conduct learning visits to schools within your identified triad.
  • Delivery of a whole school improvement project.
  • Access to a dedicated NQT+1 online community, providing tasks and support.
  • Training for an in-school coach as part of session one, delivered by a masters level coach.
  • Gap tasks between sessions.