We have collated some useful links and documents for working as a supply teacher or teaching assistant for M2 Education. These include some useful supply teacher resource links which will be kept updated on a regular basis as well as some useful documents and contacts whilst working for M2 Education.
As set out in our expectations of staff page all of our teachers are expected to take their own resources to any booking they work, even if work is set.
DBS (GBG Online Disclosures) – Our DBS service, use this link for completing a new DBS.
The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Update Service – To work on supply you will need a DBS that is registered on the update service.
PeoplePAYE – PeoplePAYE will contact you shortly after registering with M2 Education so that you are able to be paid for any work you carry out through M2 Education.
Safeguarding e-learning – Free link to the Blackburn and Darwen Safeguarding training, having a current safeguarding certificate is a must when working for M2 Education.
We have even included a few documents for when you are working for us too. If you would like to download another document that you don’t see here, please contact us.
www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05c3byd – A fantastic collection of short films about mental health
www.mentallyhealthyschools.org.uk – General info and teaching resources
www.safeguardingpartnership.org.uk/ – Here you will find a variety of information, advice and guidance to support you in safeguarding children and young people across the Pan-Lancashire region.
parentzone.org.uk/– provides advice, knowledge and support, to shape the best possible future for children, as they embrace the online world.
www.bbc.co.uk/learning – The BBC learning zone – all age ranges
www.tes.co.uk/resources – Online version of the education newspaper and free resources
www.senteacher.org – Free SEN teaching resources – printables and on-screen games
www.scholastic.co.uk – A world of free resources
www.topmarks.co.uk – Lots of good resources – all key stages
www.phonicsplay.co.uk – A site packed with interactive phonics games, phonics planning, assessment ideas and many teaching ideas and resources.
www.teachprimary.com – Online version of the magazine, with news and fantastic lesson plans
www.activityvillage.co.uk – Printable sheets for Foundation Stage/KS1, and lots of themed activities
www.sparklebox.co.uk – Resource of graphics, particularly for Foundation Stage and KS1
www.mathschase.com – a game site for basic operations in Maths – great for learning times tables
www.talk4writing.co.uk – Comprehensive primary resources
www.pobble365.com – A great website with different picture prompts every day for writing activities – more suitable for KS2
www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ofsted – The office for standards in education
getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/explore-my-options/return-to-teaching – Information for teachers returning to the profession