This guide outlines the secondary NQT application process.

Sections in this guide (click title to view)

1. Applying for positions starting after the Easter holiday (term 5) of the 2015-2016 academic year

We are currently accepting applications for positions starting in Term 5 - you can apply until 31 March 2016.

If we accept your application, we will add it to our Secondary Database, and send it to schools with suitable vacancies - schools will carry out shortlisting, interviewing and appointment themselves.

It is your responsibility to contact the council, should you need your Easter application carried over to the September 2016 recruitment process.

Please tell us if you secure a position.

2. Applying for positions starting at the beginning of the 2016-2017 academic year (September 2016)

We are currently accepting applications for positions starting in Term Five - you can apply until 31 March 2016.

If we accept your application, we will add it to our Secondary Database, and send it to schools with suitable vacancies - schools will carry out shortlisting, interviewing and appointment themselves.

Please tell us if you secure a position.

3. Other ways to find a position in Lambeth

As well as using the Secondary Database, schools also advertise vacant posts which are suitable for NQTs.

Advertisements usually appear in the Times Educational Supplement and on the TES website. If you are interested in an advertised vacancy, you should apply directly to the school.