First for Supply jobs in Education for Bristol, BANES, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire region.

Welcome to the COVER website. We are a local, well-established and experienced Independent Supply Teaching Agency based in Bristol with over twenty years knowledge of the education needs in this area. We work with schools throughout the West of England in all four of the unitary authorities which now comprise the historic (or original) County of Avon: Bristol, BANES (Bath and North East Somerset), South Gloucestershire and North Somerset.

If you are a school looking for high quality teaching and support staff at competitive charges which have remained unchanged for the last ten years, we are the agency you need. Our team includes experienced primary and secondary teachers and senior managers committed to providing the highest quality service to you. Our years of expertise help us match our education professionals to your posts, providing an efficient and cost effective service.

If you are seeking a career in education with flexibility, autonomy and variety, then COVER is the agency you need. COVER is currently recruiting for temporary and permanent jobs for supply teachers, TAs, HLTAs, LSAs and nursery nurses in a wide variety of great schools.  We can offer opportunities to choose between day to day, long term or permanent opportunities. As a supply teacher or support worker with COVER, you will enjoy:

  • opportunities for flexible working,
  • visit varied educational establishments and broaden your educational experience,
  • enhancement to your work/life balance.

We are committed to offering support throughout your career with high quality professional development and competitive pay rates paid weekly only through PAYE

Register with COVER to enjoy all the benefits of being a supply teacher. 

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Opportunity to Consult

For those in the Primary Sector, the Department for Education has opened up a consultation document regarding anticipated changes to assessment procedures in Early Years, KS1 and KS2. It is a lengthy document but makes for interesting reading even if you don't wish to participate in the consultation:

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