For Students and ECTs

We have attractive membership offers for trainee and early career teachers.

Student Membership Pathway

Our Student Membership Pathway gives trainee teachers three years’ of highly discounted membership but with all the benefits of Full Trade Union or Professional Associate membership. *See table below 

 

Year 1 - Student membership options:

Set up a monthly Direct Debit with us and you will only pay £2.50 for your trainee year Trade Union membership! Or if you prefer to pay annually by card or invoice, it's the standard student rate of £30.

 

Years 2 and 3 - ECT membership options:

Once you qualify as a teacher you can choose between our concessionary rate individual memberships:

  • Full Trade Union membership with 50% off:  £8.16 per month (normally £16.25 per month) or £98 annually in one lump sum (normally £195)
  • Professional Associate membership with 50% off: £4.50 per month (normally £8.19 per month) or £54 annually in one lump sum (normally £107).

You can cancel your Direct Debit at any time with no fees.

 

Here is a summary of the benefits for Students and ECTs with Full Trade Union and Professional Associate membership.

 

Student  

Trade Union Membership 

 

 

ECT 

Professional Associate Membership 

 

ECT 

Full Union Membership   

Cost £2.50 by monthly DD or £30 annually£54£98
Mind the Art Gap specialist CPD programme for ECTs 

 

 

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Hard copies of AD Mag 3 times per year  

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AD Mag digitally (pdf) with entire back catalogue 

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NSEAD member only Facebook groups (Student and ECT group and NSEAD Online) 

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Online resource library 

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iJade Journal online 

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Fortnightly digital newsletter 

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Discounted CPD and events 

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Member Assistance Programme 

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Extra discounts 

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Professional advice on all aspects of employment in art, craft and design education 

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Specialist Trade Union representation 

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Legal advice and representation 

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A prompt and personal response to Trade Union enquiries within 24 hours 

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A designated Senior Case Worker * 

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 *Except for unforeseen circumstances, you would always deal with the same person

 

Find out more about these benefits or join as a Student or ECT now.

 

Find out about our other membership options: