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					                                                             SUPPLY TEACHERS
                                                                  NUT SURVEY
                                                                       JULY 2007




Name of Division Secretary ……………………………………………………….……………….


Name of Local Authority …………………………………………………………………….……...


1.   Does your local authority operate a central supply pool whereby supply teachers are
     employed by the local authority and paid in accordance with STPCD and eligible for
     membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS)?


                YES         □                                              NO          □ [go to question 3]
2.   Do they operate the pool themselves or use an agency such as `E teach’ working as
     an introducer so that supply teachers are employed directly by the local authority or
     school for any work they do?


                The authority operates the pool                                                                □
                An agency operates the pool on                                                                 □
                behalf of the local authority

3.   What are the arrangements for the employment of supply teachers?

                Schools make their own arrangement with agencies                                               □
                with teachers paid in accordance with STPCD


                Schools make their own arrangements with agencies                                              □
                with teachers paid a flat rate, or a rate lower than they
                would receive under the STPCD

                Other (please describe)                                                                        □
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4.   Is any guidance or advice on employing supply teachers given to schools by your
     local authority?

                YES         □                                              NO          □          [go to question 6]

5.   Does that guidance recommend that they should be paid in accordance with STPCD
     and Teachers’ Pension Scheme?


                YES         □                                              NO          □
6.   Approximately, what proportion of supply teachers in your area are paid in
     accordance with STPCD and what proportion are not?

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7.   Please give details of any agencies which apply STPCD rates of pay.

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8.   Do supply teachers in your area report difficulty in obtaining work?


                YES         □                                              NO          □
9.    Are supply teachers in your area reimbursed for their GTC payment? Please give
      details.

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10.   What are the arrangements for CRB checks on supply teachers in your area?
      Please give details.

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Please return this survey to the Conditions of Service Unit, Hamilton House, Mabledon,
Place, London WC1H 9BD or by e-mail to s.lyons@nut.org.uk and r.baxter@nut.org.uk by
Friday, 14 September 2007.

				
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