Employing agency supply teachers

Guidance on the Agency Workers Regulations 2010, covering the employment of supply teachers from agencies.


Agency Workers Regulations 2010: supply teachers


This is for:

  • school leaders
  • school staff
  • governing bodies
  • local authorities

It applies to:

  • local-authority-maintained schools
  • academies and free schools
  • independent schools

It covers:

  • the role of the hiring organisation
  • exemptions from the regulations
  • payment of agency supply teachers
Published 30 March 2014
Last updated 2 September 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated references to regulations and contact details for the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.
  2. First published.