Appropriate Body Services

As a DfE designated Appropriate Body for East Sussex and Brighton and Hove, we are here to support you in delivering the statutory two-year Induction for all Early Career Teachers (ECTs).

Our Appropriate Body Services include:
  • ECF Fidelity Checks*
  • Entitlement Checks
  • Induction Feedback

*For any school or academy not choosing the Full Induction Programme, we offer an enhanced Early Career Framework fidelity checking service. This will vary depending on whether you select the Core or School Based route and is an additional charge per setting.


  • Induction Roll-out
  • Off-track ECTs
  • General Enquiries


  • Progress Reviews
  • Assessment Points
  • Induction Sign-off
STEP Ahead Teaching School Hub Appropriate Body Service cost:

£195 per ECT per year of induction (£390 for two years) invoiced annually.

Register your ECTs on ECT manager:

Please get in touch if you have any questions:

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