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This section is relevant to all periods of induction being undertaken whilst the NQT is in regular employment regardless of whether the employment is on a permanent, temporary or supply basis. For information about induction for short term supply teachers please refer to the Induction for short term supply teachers section of this website.

This section provides step-by-step information to ensure that:

  • initial data is collected, collated and provided by the EWC to the relevant parties in order to facilitate the commencement/continuation of the NQT’s induction;
  • the NQT is allocated an external mentor;
  • all relevant parties are able to access the NQT’s online induction profile via the EWC’s web based facility;
  • schools are able to access induction funding;
  • accurate data is recorded in relation to the number of sessions completed by NQTs.

Steps 1 and 5 from the relevant section of the Induction – funding, tracking and recording arrangements document have been summarised below for quick reference. Relevant parties must also familiarise themselves with the full information provided in the EWC’s document Induction – funding, tracking and recording arrangements .

Step 1 - At the beginning of a period of induction Notify the EWC
Body/individuals responsible School/Headteacher/School Based Mentor/NQT
What action?

Must complete and the:
Induction Notification Form .

In completing the form please ensure that:

  • all parties read each section of the form thoroughly before completion;
  • all sections of the form are completed accurately and in full, precise contract information must be provided;
  • the details of the school based mentor that will be responsible for completing specific sections of the statutory induction profile are provided, this information will be used in order to provide the mentor with access to the teacher’s induction profile;
  • the Headteacher, school based mentor and NQT must sign the declaration.
By when?

At the very latest within 10 working days of the commencement of a period of induction.

In line with Welsh Government guidance all periods of employment of one school session or more must count towards induction, therefore, dependent upon when the NQT commences employment at the school, the deadline date for the submission of this information could fall at any point during an academic term.

To where?

The Professional Development and Funding Team at the EWC.

The form can be returned by post or fax, alternatively, if the school has the facility to scan a signed version of the form it can be returned by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Step 5 - At the end of each academic term during which the teacher has been undertaking induction Claim induction funding
Body/individuals responsible School/Headteacher/School Based Mentor/NQT
What action?

Must complete and return the:

Induction Funding Claim Form .

In completing the form please ensure that:

  • all sections of the form are completed accurately and in full, precise contract information and session information must be provided
  • particular attention is taken to section 3 of this form, as this is the information that the EWC will use to release funding;
  • the NQT, school based mentor and headteacher, must sign the declaration, the headteachers signature is also validation that the NQT has been employed as a teacher for the number of sessions listed on the form.
  • in the absence of the headteacher the declaration must be signed by a member of the Senior Leadership Team and confirmation of this should be included on the form
By when?

At the end of each academic term during which the teacher is undertaking induction at the school.

If the school fails to comply with this date the EWC will not release the funding to the school.

To where?

The Professional Development and Funding Team at the EWC.

The document can be returned by post or fax, alternatively, if the school has the facility to scan a signed version of the form it can be returned by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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