If you are an NQT moving to Essex to teach in a secondary school or a special school with secondary age pupils, you may be eligible to claim resettlement grant of up to £750 including VAT if you meet the criteria of the scheme. If you are moving to Essex to take up a leadership post in a secondary school or a special school with secondary age pupils, you may be eligible to claim up to £1,500.
Items that can be claimed under the scheme include removal expenses and storage fees, legal and associated costs in buying and/or selling a property, estate agency fees, incidental expenses and a contribution towards initial costs.
For full details of the scheme and an application form, please contact the School Workforce Development Team. Email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 01245 436252.
We regret that those appointed to posts in academies are not eligible to apply for the resettlement or relocation grants.