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Early Career Teacher and Appropriate Body Registration 23-24 Important Information ​​​​​​​

We are delighted to inform you the new STEP portal to register your Early Career Teachers, ECT Manager, is now open. 

Early Career Teacher and Appropriate Body Registration 23-24 Important Information – Shropshire and Telford Education Partnership, STEP

 We are delighted to inform you the new STEP portal to register your Early Career Teachers, ECT Manager, is now open.  We have been informed by the DfE they will be contacting individual schools from the 3rd July with information about how you register your ECTs with them. Please wait until you have received this email to complete registration as they will be rolling this out gradually (5,000 schools per day).  

 Please remember you will need to register on the STEP ECT Manager portal (details below) and on the DfE Online Service before your ECT and Appropriate Body registration is complete.  We appreciate this is a long winded process but it is due to circumstances out of our control.

 Please note, for those schools who are already registered with STEP with year 1 or year 2 ECTs who are continuing their induction into the new academic year, your ECT records will automatically be transferred across to ECT Manager.  You will still need to register new ECTS starting at your school in the Autumn 23-24 term.

 New Schools who have not registered an ECT with STEP previously ONLY

If you are a new school and have not registered an ECT with STEP before you will also need to register with the lead provider who delivers the induction process, Best Practice network, via the link below.  This is a one off registration for new schools only, once completed you will not be asked to do this again with any future ECTs.

 https://ccms.bpnsystems.net/ecf_application/

 

ECT Manager STEP Registration

 To register with Shropshire and Telford Education Partnership, STEP, please click on the link below:

 The Shropshire and Telford Education Partnership (STEP) – ECT Paperless Induction and Assessment Management System (ectmanager.com)

 Before registering, please view the following short video for a details step by step guide for how to register your school: How to Register Your School (ectmanager.com)

 Please note, once you have registered your school, this will first of all need to be approved by the STEP team before you can start adding your ECTs.  We will aim to do this within 48 hours.  Once approved, you can then start adding your ECTs.  Please refer to the following video to do this:

Register an ECT (ectmanager.com) 

 ECT Fees 23-24 - Full Induction Programme (FIP)

ECT fee - £175, per ECT, per year, from September 2023. 

If you have an ECT who is already registered with us and is due to progress onto year 2 in 23-24, we will invoice for the agreed two year programme rate at the time of registration which was £150. 

 Please see our website for further details  https://www.stepwm2.co.uk/our-offer/ecf-ab

 Should you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us as below:

 ECF@stepwm2.co.uk  - For any queries relating to our ECF/AB offer and systems

info@stepwm2.co.uk - For any queries relating to finances

 Thank you for your understanding during this process.