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Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) Induction Coordination

What do we offer?

This service covers the administration and management, by Swindon Borough Council as appropriate body, of the statutory regulations for NQT induction.

Why choose us?

You can expect:

  • a rapid response to your enquiries

  • all communication from the Coordinator to be timely, well-presented and free of jargon

  • a high quality service from a professional who cares about improving the outcomes for all children and young people.

Contact details of schools where intensive support has been effectively carried out can be provided on request. 



What is provided free?  

This is a wholly traded service - there is no free element.

What is chargeable?

The whole service is chargeable to all schools and academies.

How the service can be provided/length of agreement

This service will be delivered from 1 September 2020 to 31 August 2021.

Swindon Borough Council will fulfil its responsibilities as appropriate body, as described in the Statutory Guidance (revised December 2013). It will ensure that:

  • Head teachers/Principals are aware of their responsibilities for monitoring support and assessment. This includes ensuring that an NQT receives a personalised induction programme, designated tutor support and the reduced timetable

  • Head teachers/Principals are aware of the requirements regarding fair and appropriate support, assessment and guidance procedures.

Swindon Borough Council will also:

  • respond to requests from schools and colleges for guidance, support and assistance with NQTs’ induction programmes

  • respond to requests for assistance and advice with training for induction tutors.


Contact Point

Surbdeep Rai, Healthy Schools Manager
Telephone:    01793 464687