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Apply to be an External Verifier.

‘All classroom practitioners are leaders either by leading learners or by leading their colleagues in schools. As such, we endeavour to support all practitioners to develop and improve as leaders and enable them to develop and improve their colleagues also.’

As part of the ERW Leadership Programme for practitioners ERW are seeking to develop a team of HLTA, Teachers and School Leaders from across the region who will support the ERW leadership development programmes by training as External Verifiers.


 Those wishing to be considered should submit and expression of interest outlining:

  1. The reasons why they wish to undertake the role and their experience.
  2. A written endorsement from the Head Teacher or the Chair of Governors 

Express of Interest should be returned to



Level of experience

NQT External Verifier (External Mentor)

·         NQT School Mentor

·         School Leader


·         Quality assuring the induction arrangements in schools .

·         Supporting Induction Mentors.

·         Facilitate cluster network meetings for mentors on a half termly basis.

·         Provide additional mentoring support to the NQT as required within the cluster.

·         Monitor paper work produced by mentors and NQTS and make recommendations.