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Supply Teacher

Job Description

Dunbar Education is currently on the lookout for committed Primary Supply Teachers to join our team and collaborate with a range of local primary schools in Bedford. We have immediate openings as well as placements starting in September.

As a Primary Supply Teacher, you'll enjoy the flexibility to work across various year groups and subjects, covering for absent teachers and delivering engaging lessons that ignite pupil's curiosity and passion for learning. Whether you prefer short-term assignments or long-term placements, we have options to match your availability and preferences. This role promises a dynamic and diverse work experience, allowing you to gain invaluable classroom exposure while positively impacting the lives of young learners.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Step in for absent teachers across different year groups and subjects within primary education
  • Craft dynamic and tailored lessons that meet the needs of diverse learners
  • Cultivate a welcoming and inclusive classroom atmosphere conducive to student achievement
  • Adhere to school policies and procedures, including behaviour management strategies and safeguarding protocols
  • Foster positive connections with pupils, colleagues, and parents to ensure seamless learning continuity
  • Fulfill administrative duties like marking and lesson planning as needed


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent qualification
  • Prior experience in a primary school environment (Newly Qualified Teachers are encouraged to apply)
  • Flexibility to adapt to different year groups and educational settings
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Proficient behaviour management skills and the knack for engaging and motivating pupils
  • Proactive and professional approach to supply teaching


  • Flexible work arrangements tailored to your schedule and preferences
  • Competitive daily pay rates, with potential for extended placements
  • Diverse array of assignments spanning various schools and year groups
  • Supportive and welcoming team dedicated to your success
  • Opportunities for ongoing professional growth and career advancement

If this position isnt quite what you are looking for, please still get in touch to discuss other available roles. Alternatively, if you know of someone who maybe interested, we offer £250 as a referral scheme.

If you have not received a response within 7 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occassion. For other available positions, please refer to our website.

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