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New to supply? Learn from our experience

Discussion in 'Supply teaching' started by nearmiss, Jan 10, 2016.

  1. maddyp1990

    maddyp1990 New commenter

    Hi all,

    I have started supply work in September and one agency I work for uses an umbrella company. They are charging me 13% on anything above £150 (on top of the weekly fee they also charge) for employer's national insurance contribution. Is this common, should they be doing it and are there ways to get around it?

    If I am working for half a day what rate should I be charging? Is it just simply half the day rate or should it be more?

    I work around the Nottingham and Leicester area and found work to be really slow, has anyone else found this as well?

    Thank you in advance for your comments.
  2. wicked4u2

    wicked4u2 Occasional commenter

    Divide your daily payrate into how many hours/lessons you teach.
    BetterNow likes this.
  3. nearmiss

    nearmiss Lead commenter

    This is not a discussion thread, as posted above. Please open a new thread for specific enquiries then you will get more replies. Some of them might even be helpful.
    sabrinakat likes this.
  4. cys2017

    cys2017 New commenter

    I have recently completed my pgce and they said it would be 65 per day for cover supervisor . Can anyone recommend good teaching agencies for secondary please? Also how long does it take them to find work?

    I’m new to all this :)
  5. nearmiss

    nearmiss Lead commenter

    This is not a discussion thread. Please start a new thread if you have a general question
    cys2017 likes this.

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