Supply teachers who are in a 'pool' maintained by a LA, those located through the school's own contacts, or part-timers who wish to temporarily increase their hours, are likely to be employees of the school or LA for their period of supply work.

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NEU Supply Teacher's Charter

This NEU Charter for Supply Teachers sets out the Union’s aspirations for its supply teacher members and the steps which the Union believes necessary to achieve them.

Supply teacher advice and guidance

  • Advice Group of children with coach in school gym
    Health and safety for supply teachers

    Health and safety issues for supply teachers, including those employed directly by local authorities, schools and academy trusts and those employed via supply agencies.

  • Advice Parents and children with umbrellas in the rain
    Supporting supply teachers

    How can I get the most from supply teaching and avoid the worst problems facing supply teachers today?

  • Advice Man writing on a blackboard
    Supply teacher rights

    Supply teachers who are in a 'pool' maintained by a LA, those located through the school's own contacts, or part-timers who wish to temporarily increase their hours, are likely to be employees of the school or LA for their period of supply work.

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    NEU Supply Teachers Survey

    The National Education Union’s latest survey of supply teachers shows that, despite a teacher shortage and regardless of the Government’s efforts to regulate the supply teacher market, the majority of supply teachers are reporting lower levels of pay compared with previous years. They are also finding it harder than ever before to obtain work.