"Supplying quality teachers at affordable prices"

School

Our core business is:

“Supplying quality teachers at affordable prices”

What makes us different?

  • As Directors we have collectively over 32 years’ experience within schools.
  • As Directors we will be offering to utilise ourselves, as well as others, within schools/academies.
  • We will only use the services of ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ teachers of which many are personally known by ourselves or recommended to us by trusted professionals.
  • We will build our company on recommendations of both schools and supply staff.
  • We will review the quality of staff regularly.
  • Staff will review their own experience each visit.

What can you expect from us?

  • Our pricing is competitive and fair to both staff and schools alike.
  • We offer a range of teachers with differing qualifications and experience, but all who have been previously appraised as ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ in their most recent appraisal cycle.
  • We offer tailored packages to suit the needs of schools/academies with regards to emergency supply, short term supply, long term supply, exam invigilators and tutoring.
  • We will endeavour to provide staff with information about the school/academy prior to their first visit in order for them to provide you with the best service.
  • We will monitor our staff through internal observations as well as feedback from schools on our evaluation form after each assignment on a regular basis.
  • We will ensure all our staff have appropriate qualifications and legal requirements to undertake the roles required.
  • We will ensure that staff receive regular training in key areas with regards to working with children including Safeguarding and Prevent training.

What can you expect from our staff?

  • Staff will read introduction pack about the school/academy.
  • Staff will arrive and report to supervisor in charge of cover no later than 8.15am (dependent upon time school notifies Top Up Teacher Plus Ltd).
  • Staff will conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times.
  • Staff will actively engage with students within all lessons taught/covered.
  • Staff will follow work set.
  • Staff will use additional resources provided by Top Up Teachers Plus Ltd if work set is completed prior to the end of the designated time.
  • Staff will follow the behaviour management policy of the school (where provided).
  • Staff will leave the classroom in the same condition as when they arrived.
  • Staff will complete Top Up Teachers Plus Ltd evaluation form for the teachers whose lessons have been covered. A copy is retained for evidence for Top Up Teachers Plus Ltd.
  • Staff will make sure timesheets are signed by appropriate supervisor/senior management.

What extra can you expect from UPS staff?

  • UPS staff will assist, if required, with break/lunchtime/after school/detention duty (although must have at least 20 minute lunch break). 
  • UPS will assist, if required, with data logging/assessment tasks in relation to lessons taught, if within their areas of specialism (within school hours).
  • UPS will provide additional extra-curricular club linked to staff’s specialist subject(s) once a week for a period of at least 45 minutes if engaged on a placement of at least 6 weeks.

What do we expect from you?

  • We expect that you will provide us with information regarding daily routines and procedures either in the form of a handbook or information sheet to facilitate the best service from our staff.
  • Wherever possible, we request that you inform us of emergency supply needs before 7am on the day supply is needed to ensure staff can arrive by designated time.
  • We expect that you will use our evaluation form to provide us with feedback on our staff following their initial visit and then at least half termly thereafter.  
  • We expect that you will sign the Timesheets provided by staff, ensuring prompt payment for our staff.

What to do next?

Please phone or email us to arrange a meeting with us to discuss our services further.