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Supply Teaching/ Support

Hampshire County Council does not have a central department recruiting for supply teachers/ support  staff. There are two routes to choose if you are looking for supply in Hampshire Schools/ Children’s Centres.

  1. Contact Hampshire Schools/ Children's Centres directly to see if they are recruiting for Supply Teachers. A - Z Hampshire Schools or Hampshire Children's Centres

  2. Contact Independent Supply Agencies. The agencies below are part of the new Hampshire's Framework Arrangement 2010. Hampshire cannot accept responsibility for the recruitment of staff through these agencies however the selected agencies have a contract with Hampshire for the provision of supply staff to Schools and Children's Centres.  Supply Teachers working through agencies will not be entitled to membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.

Supply Agency Website Telephone Number

Capita

www.capitaeducation.co.uk/

0800 731 6871

ITN Mark Education

www.itnmark.com

02380 111061

Reed Education

www.reed.co.uk

02380 828605

Simply Supply

www.simplysupply.co.uk

0845 2266 569

Teaching Personnel

www.teachingpersonnel.com/

02380 331441

If you have any questions please contact us by email at eps-recruitment@hants.gov.uk or telephone 023 8038 3537

Supply and Newly Qualified Teachers

Supply does not provide the supportive environment needed in your first year of teaching, and some agencies do not accept applications from NQTs. Hampshire schools are discouraged from employing NQTs for casual supply work as this prevents you from beginning your Induction Year.

While you may work on a supply basis through your own contact with individual schools, or through an agency that accepts NQTs, this will not count towards induction until the placement is for a term or more (even part-time) involving regular teaching of the same classes. In this case the school must start your induction. You should not be offered a supply placement lasting for a term or more that involves only day-to-day cover for absent teachers or PPA cover, as this would not allow you to begin induction.

Moreover, as an NQT you are only allowed to do casual supply teaching over a period of up to 16 months.  The 'clock starts ticking' on the first day of your first supply post, and your entitlement to do supply work ceases 16 months after that date. After this time your next post must be one where you can undertake induction - unless there are exceptional circumstances allowing the Local Authority to extend your supply teaching.