Secondary Early Career Teachers
  • Employer: Bracknell Forest Schools
  • Reference: Sec/21/168522
  • Published: Fri 22/10/2021, 11:30 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 01/07/2022, 0:55 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Part Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: TPS
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Bracknell Forest Schools, Berkshire

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Secondary Early Career Teachers

Bracknell Forest is a small, innovative local authority that offers early career teachers excellent career choices.

We have outstanding opportunities for ECTs in great schools with fantastic children and young people.

You will follow an excellent induction programme, supported by your personal mentor, to enable you to reach your full potential in your first years and beyond.

Our training has been developed in line with changing requirements and feedback from previous ECTs to form structured, professional but fun sessions enabling interaction and the ability to network with others across the profession.

We provide excellent and ongoing support and training at the start of your teaching and into subsequent years including courses for those who aspire to and are recognised in their own school as potential leaders.

We recognise that to invest in you is essential to the young learners you teach.

We look for individuals who have the ability and imagination to inspire and challenge the children they teach to empower them to achieve their potential.

Bracknell Forest is able to offer eligible teachers of biology, chemistry, physics, computing or languages to apply for a reimbursement of their student loan payments.  To find out more visit

Our well resourced schools provide the setting for you to flourish and develop, and can offer:

  • Excellent induction support
  • Assigned mentor and induction tutor
  • School to school observations
  • Continuing professional development and support
  • Early Start of Salary (Dependent upon individual school arrangements )
  • Staff Benefits Scheme

Bracknell Forest runs an online application pool system for secondary school applicants. Your details are circulated to the Headteachers at our six secondary schools and schools interested in your application will contact you with suitable vacancy details and invite you for a school visit and interview. We will continue to match your application to school vacancies until you find a post which suits you.

Jobs for Early Career Teachers are advertised from January onwards so please register with us early!

Bracknell Forest Council 
School Resourcing Team, Time Square, Market Street, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1JD 
Tel: 01344 354005 

How to Apply


Please apply online (see link below) or contact the school for further details.

Equal Opportunities

We will only accept applications on Bracknell Forest application forms, please do NOT forward your CV. Equal Opportunities We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration. We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.


We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification. To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.


Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment. This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate. To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit

The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the LSCB at

Pre–employment medical check

You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.


On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your teacher training provider. References will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc. We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.

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