Do you feel welcome where you work? It seems that supply teachers feel less welcome than they did a year ago. Many teachers have reported their experiences in this forum, but why do you think teachers are being treated so badly when they work in supply teaching? ‘Research by the NASUWT teaching union has revealed how working conditions for supply teachers in schools have worsened since last year, with less access to the staffroom, food and drink facilities and even toilets. The survey, of 830 supply teachers across the country, also found that the number of supply teachers reporting they are “always made to feel welcome” in a school has fallen from 61 per cent in 2018 to 37 per cent this year.’ https://www.tes.com/news/10-reasons-why-supply-teaching-getting-worse What are your best and worst experiences working in supply teaching, and what do you think should be done to improve you and your colleagues’ working lives?