This briefing deals with the provision that teachers should ‘only rarely’ cover which has been part of teachers’ conditions of service since September 2009. The document sets out guidance on ensuring this provision is fully and properly implemented in schools.
A model cover policy for use in schools where there is no local authority agreed cover policy. School representatives should liaise with their division / local association secretary over the use of the NUT model cover policy.
This document explains the NUT’s principled opposition to provision which allow unqualified staff to be used for cover duties and sets out how the NUT will support supply teacher members who lose wo