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Supply Teacher

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Part time and Full time Secondary School Supply Teacher

Teaching Personnel are recruiting for a Supply Teacher to work across Secondary Schools in Newport, Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent and Monmouthshire.

Start Date: ASAP

Rate of Pay: GBP138 a day

Payment Method: PAYE (Pay As You Earn) and no umbrella fees!

About the role of a Supply Teacher:

You will be working in Secondary schools for regular supply bookings to cover when the school has an absent teacher. Since the start of the new academic year, we have seen an increase in demand for supply teachers, meaning we will be able to keep you as busy as you are looking to be.

Supply Teacher placements range from 1 day to 1 month and we will be able to tailor the work to suit your requirements and preferences.   With Covid, our schools are looking to book Supply Teachers in block bookings to ensure continuity for their school which means more regular work for you!

Supply Teaching offers a great work life balance as there is no planning or marking involved.  You get to teach your subject you love, with no added responsibilities!

As well as teaching your own subject there will be an element of general cover as well - all lessons are pre planned for you, your job will be to deliver the lesson and ensure students stay on track.


  • You will need an enhanced DBS on the update service
  • You must be able to provide 2 references
  • You must hold QTS or have at least 6 months previous experience working as a Cover Supervisor.


What our staff say about working with Teaching Personnel Wales:

"Teaching Personnel is a really great agency to work for. They listen to what you want to get from the experience of working in a school and match you to the right set up. The communication is fantastic with frequent check in phone calls to see how you're getting on. Couldn't recommend them enough"

"Going to the interview they made me feel relaxed had a little chat about what jobs I’ve done and what interests me . Helped me to apply for my DBS check and everything I needed to get then straight away after getting those back I had work . They are always on the end of the phone if you need help or have questions and always have work for you , this company are fab to work for so supportive."

"An absolutely fantastic company to work for. Communication is clear and professional, their app has great features to keep you on track with everything. The staff themselves truly care about their employees and consider carefully placements etc, they're always on hand to help and are truly understanding and super supportive."


Benefits of working with Teaching Personnel:

Teaching Personnel are a Welsh Government Approved Agency in Wales

Wales Framework pay rate

You will have your own specialist consultant who will support you at all times and is dedicated to finding you work

A recommend a friend scheme - GBP50 referral bonus for every friend you introduce to Teaching Personnel

All of our staff are paid on a PAYE basis with NO umbrella fees!

Access to our CPD academy to allow you to continue to develop your skills.


If you’re interested in becoming a supply teacher and would like ask further questions or would like to register with Teaching Personnel, then please apply with your CV and I will be in touch!




All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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