14 Nov20194th December 2019
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Sponsoring Salford’s Deputy Head’s Conference 2019

Sponsoring Salford’s Deputy Head’s Conference 2019

We are proud sponsors of the Salford Deputy Headteacher’s Conference 2019! This year, the conference was held in Liverpool. It was great to put names to faces again, having a chance to chat face to face with several Deputy’s who we often speak to on a regular basis. We also had the pleasure of listening...

14 Sep201928th November 2019
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Safeguarding Training 2019

Safeguarding Training 2019

Our Teachers, TA’s and Consultants have recently completed Salford Council’s 2019 Safeguarding Training, on behalf of Salford Supply Desk. We aim to update all of our staff’s Safeguarding training to a maximum of two years by offering free annual courses. This year, our Safeguarding Training was focused on emerging threats, including online abuse, grooming, sexual exploitation and...

01 Sep20194th December 2019
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Keeping Children Safe in Education 2019

Keeping Children Safe in Education 2019

Keeping Children Safe in Education 2019 has been released. In line with the DfE statutory guidelines “Keeping Children Safe in Education (2019),” we thoroughly vet all of our supply teachers to ensure suitability. Keeping Children Safe in Education is statutory guidance that schools and colleges in England must have regard to when carrying out their duties...

16 Jan201917th January 2019
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We have been awarded REC Education Audited Gold Standard!

We have been awarded REC Education Audited Gold Standard!

We are delighted to share our news with you that Salford Supply Desk has once again been awarded the ‘Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) Education Audited Gold Standard’.  This means that we have demonstrated an extra level of compliance and are one of the 10% of agencies nationally in REC membership that has demonstrated professionalism by...

14 Sep201820th November 2018
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Safeguarding Training 2018

Safeguarding Training 2018

Our Teachers, TA’s and Consultants have recently completed Salford Council’s 2018 Safeguarding Training, on behalf of Salford Supply Desk. We aim to update all of our staff’s Safeguarding training to a maximum of two years by offering free annual courses. This year, our Safeguarding Training was focused on gang related violence and the influence it can...

01 May20184th May 2018
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Important Updates To Salford Supply Desk’s Policies

Important Updates To Salford Supply Desk’s Policies

GDPR: On May 25, 2018, a new European Union (EU) data protection law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), takes effect. The GDPR gives individuals in the EU more control over how their data is used and places certain obligations on businesses that process information of those individuals. We’ve updated our Privacy Policy to take...

07 Nov201720th November 2018
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WRAP (Prevent) Training

WRAP (Prevent) Training

Our Teachers and Teaching Assistants at Salford Supply Desk have recently completed our free WRAP (Prevent) training, on behalf of Salford Supply Desk. We believe in utmost safety for the children we teach and realise the emerging importance of WRAP training, especially in primary schools and nurseries. The course is eye-opening and sometimes shocking, but...

06 Oct20176th October 2017
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Useful Social Media Tips:

Useful Social Media Tips:

Even though educators have a right to their personal lives and opinions, it’s important to remember that you are something of a public figure, at least as far as parents are concerned. How you are perceived – even when you’re not at work – can have an impact on your career and how people think...

13 Jul201715th September 2017
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We Have Achieved REC Audited Education Gold Standard!

We Have Achieved REC Audited Education Gold Standard!

We are delighted to inform you that Salford Supply Desk has been awarded the ‘Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) Audited Gold Standard for Recruitment in Education.’ “An education agency that acquires REC Audited Education status has achieved the highest kitemark on safeguarding available in the education space. As the Chair of the REC steering group for the benchmark, I know...

08 May201715th September 2017
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Safeguarding: Putting Pupils First; 2017

Safeguarding: Putting Pupils First; 2017

Schools have a duty to ensure that the supply agencies that they use carry out the same safeguarding checks on supply staff as the school is required to carry out on its own staff. Keeping Children Safe in Education (2016) is statutory guidance issued by the Department for Education. The guidance states that schools and...

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