TaxPayers hit out at supply teacher cost

25th February 2011 at 00:00

Secondary schools in England spent #163;293 million on supply teachers in 200910, according to research by the TaxPayers' Alliance. The pressure group noted that schools with more than 30 per cent of pupils on free school meals were more likely to use supply teachers. "The children who need good, stable teaching most are the most likely to have instability in their teachers," it concluded.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now