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Supply has dried up

Reading Time: 3 minutes Many supply teachers in England have found themselves in the unenviable position of being unable to work or be furloughed this lockdown. It appears that a substantial number of agencies simply cannot afford to take the financial hit of furlough this time around, due to less cash being available from the government. If you are […]

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Top 5 wellbeing tips for the supply teacher

Reading Time: 3 minutes Working as a supply teacher is very rewarding, but there is no doubt that it can be a challenge at times. Look after yourself with these tips for better wellbeing. 1. Fretting won’t make the phone ring (or beep, or vibrate). Constantly checking it won’t do the trick either! While you are waiting for work […]

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Supply On Demand?

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s no secret that schools are spending a large portion of their staffing budget on supply staff, or that recruitment agencies are taking a substantial proportion of that spend in fees. Seeing an opportunity, a number of apps have entered the education recruitment market. Their aim is to cut out the agencies and decrease costs […]