Rate My Teaching Agency

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Rate My Teaching Agency was developed by a Canadian teacher in 2011 having previously made the move to London to supply teach, thus, having first-hand experience of how stressful the process of choosing a supply teaching agency can be. RMTA is now the leading review site dedicated to Supply Teachers and Teaching Supply Agencies working in London and the U.K.

Top Agencies (15+ Ratings)

Redbox Teacher Recruitment

9.7 out of 10

Hourglass Education

9.7 out of 10

Thames Teachers

9.6 out of 10

Teachweb Secondary

9.5 out of 10

Veritas Education

9.4 out of 10

Latest Reviews

REd Teachers

James Birbeck-Bailes,   
10.0 out of 10
Chris and the team were vital to me finding my first teaching job. I needed to find something in a different county to where I was training and knew very little of the local schools. Within a couple of phone calls, I had two interviews at excellent schools lined up and am incredibly happy at my current school. [...]

Veritas Education

6.4 out of 10
Great honest staff consultant but lack of work means its not worth it for me

Redbox Teacher Recruitment

10.0 out of 10
Excellent agency, I have been with Red Box for about 6 years and they are like family to me. Honest and approachable. I always recommend Red Box to everyone I meet.

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Supply Teaching Tips

  Becoming a supply teacher can be a great way to enjoy flexible working and avoid staff room politics. Life as a supply teacher can look pretty good from the outside. You work when you want, you avoid things like parents evenings and when the… Read More

Physical contact with students

Physical contact with students is a minefield, teachers can be very uneasy about the thought of having to touch or physically handle a student; the issue some teachers have is there is often an over reaction. There are times when in the classroom physical contact… Read More

Information about the CCS Framework Agreement

Important point: Currently there are no plans to mandate schools to use the CCS supply teachers framework.  Schools will be able to secure supply teachers from wherever they wish, however the CCS and DfE will be actively promoting the benefits of the framework through an… Read More