Newly qualified teachers

NQT resources for the year

Our 2015/16 NQT resources will provide you with all the information you need as you progress through the year.

NQT Welcome Event

This year's Welcome Event [PDF 79kb] will be on Wednesday 9 September 2015 at the University of Brighton (Westlain House, Falmer). There are two sessions to choose from: 1.30pm to 2.45pm or 4.15pm to 5.30pm. Invites and further details will be sent at the start of term to all NQTs who have been registered with us. Please email if you have any queries.

Useful contacts

Brighton & Hove City Council is the 'Appropriate Body' that is responsible for your induction year. We are based in King's House in Hove and your key contacts are:

  • Sharon MacKenzie, NQT Induction Co-ordinator (Named Person for NQTs), tel 01273 293465
  • Yaz Jenner, NQT Administrator, tel 01273 293511
  • The team email is

If you have any Human Resources related queries (eg pay, contracts, etc) then your school office staff will be able to tell you who to contact in the council's HR department.

If you have any concerns about your induction, you should initially speak to your induction tutor and/or make use of the school’s internal procedures for raising concerns. If your concerns are not sufficiently addressed, you should contact Sharon MacKenzie (details above).