Early Career Teachers

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£120 - £180 per day
Education and Training

Are you a passionate and dedicated Early Career Teacher (ECT) looking to start your career in the education field following graduation from a relevant course of study?

We have exciting flexible opportunities starting in September for Early Career Teachers (ECT) in Secondary Schools across Sheffield & South Yorkshire.

Career Teachers are seeking enthusiastic individuals to join our team as ECTs in secondary schools across Sheffield and South Yorkshire. If you are eager to make a positive impact on young students through innovative teaching practices, this is the opportunity for you.

Role Overview:

As an Early Career Teacher, you will have the chance to gain valuable experience in a variety of secondary school settings. You will work alongside experienced educators, receive mentorship and support, and have the opportunity to develop your teaching skills while making a difference in the lives of young learners.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with colleagues to plan and deliver engaging lessons that align with the secondary school curriculum.
  • Creating a positive and inclusive learning environment that supports the academic and social-emotional development of students.
  • Engaging in reflective practice and professional growth opportunities to enhance your teaching skills and classroom effectiveness.


  • Recently qualified as a teacher or currently completing teacher training (PGCE, QTS, etc.).
  • Enthusiasm for teaching and a desire to learn and grow as an educator.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills.

What We Offer:

  • Flexible opportunities starting in September.
  • Continual support and career development as you start in the world of teaching.
  • CPD courses and training resources.
  • ECT specialist support to offer you advice and guidance as you begin to navigate your way into the world of working as a qualified teacher.
  • Introductions to schools in your area to give you a deeper insight into the daily operations within the school, get to know the SLT, and give you a foot in the door for any long-term or permanent placements.
  • Competitive rates of pay between £120 – £180 per day (depending on your level of experience).

How to apply:

Submit an up-to-date CV highlighting all of your relevant work experience in education and teaching qualifications. For more information, call Fran on 0114 272 2255 for an informal chat.

At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

– Attend an interview in person;

– Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

– Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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