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Supply Teacher gives up time to make a life-changing difference to women and children in India
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Supply Teacher gives up time to make a life-changing difference to women and children in India

This couldn’t be further from the truth with the teachers working for Aspire People, like Elizabeth Dennis from Sutton Coldfield. Elizabeth has been busy teaching and travelling across India. Back home Elizabeth works as a supply teacher for Midlands based Aspire People. Elizabeth got in touch with Aspire People this week to speak of her […]

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Supply teaching is not a “consolation prize”
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Supply teaching is not a “consolation prize”

Don’t worry your not alone! All newly qualified teachers have these fears and concerns and many are not sure about whether supply teaching is credible or right for them. Why not clear your mind and take a few moments to read a few facts around working through an education recruitment agency. What are the benefits […]

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Has your ITT application been unsuccessful? Find out what to do next?
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Has your ITT application been unsuccessful? Find out what to do next?

Don’t worry, Aspire People is here to help and advise you. Read through our blog and put you mind at ease on how to take the next step to get onto a teaching qualification. Don’t worry. You now have a year to gain vital experience for your next application. A lot of teachers have not […]

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Aspiring teacher? Take 10 minutes to look at the different teaching routes you could take.
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Aspiring teacher? Take 10 minutes to look at the different teaching routes you could take.

Firstly, you will need to know what ITT stands for. You will see this mentioned a lot when you are doing your research in to different training routes. ITT is the abreviation for Initial Teacher Training and is the umbrella of teacher training, in which different routes in to teaching sit. What do I need […]

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Aspire People do the Harlem Shake for Red Nose Day
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Aspire People do the Harlem Shake for Red Nose Day

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Meet Emily Kramer Aspire’s Staffordshire Consultant
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Meet Emily Kramer Aspire’s Staffordshire Consultant

Who is the real Emily Kramer? What is it like working with Emily? Find out about supply teaching work in Staffordshire and the types of schools Emily works with. Name: Emily Kramer Staffordshire Telephone Number: 01782 450 989 Email: emily@aspirepeople.co.uk Emily Kramer LinkedIn How did I get in to education recruitment? Ever since leaving University, I have always wanted […]

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Frequently when you are supply teaching, a child refuses to do something. What should you do?
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Frequently when you are supply teaching, a child refuses to do something. What should you do?

Supply teachers sometimes experience power struggles with pupils? Do you sometimes feel a little bit out of control of a situation? How can a supply teacher avoid a power struggle? Frequently when you are supply teaching,  a child refuses to do something. What should you do? At first good supply teachers always react calmly, politely and […]

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Tonnes of education resources and teaching ideas on management and lesson planning
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Tonnes of education resources and teaching ideas on management and lesson planning

This week’s supply teaching tip stems from one of our supply teacher’s Sofia… “Attached is a link to Times Education Supplement (TES). It is a great resource which provides a must have classroom tool kit. This includes behavior management and lesson planning teaching resources, all of these  have been uploaded and rated by supply teachers. This list […]

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