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Dear Theo... completing NQT?

Discussion in 'Jobseekers' started by Sport22, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. Sport22

    Sport22 New commenter

    Dear Theo,
    i was just wondering to complete NQT year do you have to be employed as a teacher? What if you are employed as a sports coach, that will be planning and teaching all PE lessons within one school? Can NQT year still be completed this way?
  2. I doubt it. Pretty sure you have to teach full curriculum, use TAs, beh man, etc. You have to tick all the boxes just like on TP. Not sure how you'd be able to by only teaching PE. Anyone feel free to correct me if I'm wrong.
  3. Sport22

    Sport22 New commenter

    I would be teaching full PE curriculum with responsibility of report writing etc in a primary school.
    (I'm a NQT secondary PE teacher)
  4. littlemissraw

    littlemissraw Occasional commenter

    Are you paid as a teacher? I think that's the deciding factor. X
  5. TheoGriff

    TheoGriff Star commenter

    You are not going to get the answer that you are hoping for . . .
    No, this will not count - you have to be a teacher.
    It is hard getting a job, I know. Have you also considered the Independent sector? You can do your induction there. Pop over to
    the independent section and read the clickables in the Welcome thread
    (After reading the clickables in our Welcome thread here, of course!)
    Make sure that you are aware of all the job opps by signing up for Job Alerts here on TES.

    Best of luck.


    TheoGriff. Member of the TES Careers Advice Service.

    do Application and Interview one-to-ones, and also contribute to the
    Job Application Workshops. We look at application letters, executive
    summaries and interviews, with practical exercises that people really


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