NQT Appropriate Body 2018/19

This service is available for Academies, Maintained schools and Other schools and settings


Ealing council is the Appropriate Body (AB) for Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) induction for ELP primary and special schools. High, and other schools and colleges can buy into this rigorous and high quality AB service which includes:

  • Statutory functions
  • Online support, resources and assessment
  • Induction tutor training and networks
  • Face to face support
Academic year 2018/19

High quality on and offline guidance, support, resources and training for Induction tutors and mentors to ensure you meet all of your statutory requirements. Paperless online assessment management system.

Additional / buy back services 

Additional services to support NQT induction available at published prices:

  • Primary NQT training designed and delivered in collaboration with teaching school alliances – details can be found at www.ealingcpd.org.uk
  • Bespoke support and visits
  • Handbooks and resources.
Office hours:

Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

Service directors:

Julie Lewis

More detailed information:

Ealing appropriate body service

As Appropriate Body (AB) Ealing will:

  • Deliver its statutory duties as the AB
  • Register NQTs with the AB and the Teaching Regulation Agency and inform the school if the NQT has not been registered correctly
  • Read/review and quality assure assessment reports every term
  • Carry out quality assurance visits and document sampling with at least 10% of schools and colleges registered with Ealing AB
  • Liaise with schools and provide relevant information and advice on NQT induction procedures, statutory guidance and NQTs causing concern, including up to two school visits
  • Maintain records and assessment reports online and support schools and colleges with the online system ‘NQT Manager’
  • Provide NQT mentor/tutor conferences in the autumn and summer terms and NQT mentor/tutor network meetings, newsletters and updates and online resources on the bespoke Ealing Grid for Learning website (EGfL)
  • An information and networking event for all NQTs in the autumn term ‘the welcome event’ for all NQTs in Ealing schools

The AB has the main quality assurance role in the NQT induction process and decides if an NQT meets the Standards to pass the induction period.


Additional contact information 

To enquire about the Ealing appropriate body service contact Ealing NQT Induction team ealingnqtinduction@ealing.gov.uk

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Last updated: 18 Apr 2018