A Big Welcome to Stockport NQTs
If you are one of the NQTs starting your teaching career in Stockport this year we invite you to join the NASUWT, the union of choice for the majority of Stockport NQTs last year. You will be joining the union offering unrivalled member services and the best advice and support, both nationally and locally. As part of its annual programme of events Stockport NASUWT has organised a Welcome Social in September at the PLY Pizza Restaurant in the Northern Quarter and a seminar for NQTs in October. NQT members can attend one of the very popular Storytelling Weekends in Grasmere as well as a range of regional and national events. Please check the events page on this website for regular updates and further details of all these events. Events details
The NASUWT provides free membership for all NQT members for the first term after qualification. This is followed by a further 12 months of free membership on the provision of direct debit details at the beginning of the calendar year. Newly qualified teachers also receive discounted subscriptions in the second calendar year after qualification.
For example, if you qualify in 2018, you will get free membership until 31st December 2018 followed by free membership for the whole of 2019 on the provision of direct debit details and a further 50% reduction on 2020’s subscriptions.
Join or update your student membership by completing the enclosed application form, do it online using this link Join NASUWT or ring the membership team on 0333014550. There will be a further opportunity for you join the NASUWT at the Stockport Local Authority’s Induction Day for NQTs on August 31st. Members of our union will be on hand in the morning to sign you up and generally to answer any questions you may have.