L.E.A.D Equate offers a comprehensive Early Career Package

Both consist of excellent training and support for NQTs and Induction Tutors. Both also include all administration and relevant paperwork and information in order to monitor, support and record outcomes. L.E.A.D. Equate is an Appropriate Body for the induction of NQTs, engagement with an Appropriate Body is a statutory requirement for all schools employing and inducting an NQT.

Early Career Framework

We are delighted this year to be working in partnership with Ambition to provide the ECF early roll out programme in Lincolnshire. The Early Career Framework sets out an entitlement to new, evidence-based support and training over the first three or more years of a teacher’s career, as well as support for their mentors.We are fortunate to have this opportunity to enable schools to work closely with us in delivering the ECF framework in preparation for the National Roll out in September 2021. Please contact Stacey Williams if you feel that you would like to be part of this.

The NQT Package/ Pricing

Our NQT package provides all the necessary administrative duties for the NQT, including registration . The cost per NQT for the basic package is £300 with optional membership to the Charter College of Teaching. Please follow the link for further detail.

NQT’s will also have the opportunity to access materials from the well recognised Teaching WalkThrus to develop their practice.

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Early Career/ NQT CPD Programmes

Our enhanced package provides excellent support for NQTs during their Induction Period through high-quality training delivered by experienced classroom practitioners at different settings around Lincolnshire. The enhanced package is inclusive of the basic package plus seven additional CPD sessions

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The Chartered College of Teaching



We are really excited to be working with The Chartered College of Teaching, as part of this we can facilitate the process of your NQT becoming a member of The College through a group membership, for more information about what membership can offer, go to https://chartered.college/nqt-membership.



Benefits of membership to the Chartered College of Teaching for NQTs:

  • Engage with high-quality career development and stay up to date with the most up to date and relevant pedagogy and research
  • Connect with a network of like-minded individuals
  • Learn from and support teachers from across the country to develop teaching practiceGain recognition and awarded status for expertise and commitment to the profession
  • Collaborate and showcase expertise on a national platform
  • Be part of a national movement committed to shaping the future and raising the status of the teaching profession

NQTs will get access to:

  • Research Engagement toolkits
  • Professional development resources
  • Support for Early Career teachers
  • Exclusive invites to events and webinars
  • Subscription to termly, peer-reviewed journal “Impact”
  • A printed copy of the annual publication for early career teachers “The Profession”

What People Say...

The model at L.E.A.D. Equate is strong and means that you come with paperwork superbly organised and a strong insight into all of your trainees. (ITT Delivery)...

ITT Feedback

Working with the Literacy Specialist has been a delight – her professionalism, honesty and expertise have been paramount in the success and I really cannot speak highly enough of her! We hope that our working relationship and early reading journey is now established and will...

English Hub Feedback

I’ve left today REALLY inspired!  This has been one of the most useful courses I have actually ever attended- wish we had sent more than one colleague from school!...

Developing the EYFS Writing Journey Training

Thank you so much- this has been one of the best training sessions I have ever attended. I have learnt so much in relation to the Curriculum and it's implementation.  ...

Tracey Leverton

Just wanted to say that our staff members arrived back in school after the spelling training and they were bouncing!!  They were so enthused and excited about what they had heard along with implementing their gap task which had been set and said the course leader was amazing.  I just wanted you to...

Forest Lodge Academy Leicester

I have an aspiring English leader who went to the English professional forum last week and reported back how good it was and how useful it had been on helping develop her thinking with regards to English. Thank you for continuing to make a difference....

Millfield Academy Leicester

Thank L.E.A.D. Equate for your work with our setting. The difference is fantastic!  I can see a difference in staff confidence and in terms of subject knowledge. Your work is always so well considered and focused....

Bishop Alexander Academy

I really think that all the training courses L.E.A.D. Equate have provided have been extremely useful and provided actual hints and tips that I have (successfully) applied to the classroom like behaviour management systems, the resources I choose to use and my classroom environment. The fact that...

Rebecca Taylor, Tealby Primary School

Having L.E.A.D. Equate as my appropriate body has been very beneficial and given me a sense of security knowing that they are always there to support if and when needed. The Twilight sessions are very useful in that they allow you to meet and chat with lots of others who are also in the same situ...

Zoe Halden, Whaplode Primary School