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From classroom activities to mental health and wellbeing tips, all of our blogs are written with teaching staff in mind. Take a look below at our latest posts:

7 Summer CPD Courses to Help You Prepare for September
Continuous Professional Development (CPD) is a vital way to keep your skills sharp and be the best candidate for the jobs you apply for. There are many benefits to undertaking regular CPD, and in the modern day and age, it has never been easier to keep learning with online training courses. At Simply Education all of our registered candidates get exclusive access to our CPD training webinars, online courses, face-to-face courses and our workshops. Read more to learn about 7 of our exclusive summer CPD training courses that will help you prepare for September.

Do you need training to secure a SEND teaching job? Simply put, no. You do not need to have any special qualifications other than Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) to secure a SEND teaching job.
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Do I Need Training to Secure a SEND Teaching Job?

Supply teaching has its perks. Flexible hours, working with multiple schools at the same time, covering more than one subject and so much more. Despite these benefits, there are some tips and tricks you need to know to get the most out of this unique teaching position.
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Top Tips to Prepare for a Day on Supply

Education recruitment specialists, Simply Education, have today unveiled a rebrand and new website.
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A Brand New Look for Simply Education

Simply Education has a wide network of schools we work with, which means we can offer you an incredible variety of teaching jobs. From supply work to temporary positions to permanent positions, we have every kind of teaching role you can think of, including SEN teaching jobs. This guide will explain some of the types of SEN teaching jobs we have available and the skills each role requires.
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What types of SEN teaching jobs are available?

For those within the educational sector that prefer to keep their schedule more flexible and enjoy working with new people in a variety of settings, Cover Supervisor and Supply Teacher roles have provided the perfect fit. But how does this short term, temporary style work with the new, COVID-19 restricted teaching world?
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Can I work as a Cover Supervisor or Supply Teacher during the COVID-19 pandemic?

As many parents cheered when the Prime Minister gave the nod for schools to reopen on 8th March, many teachers felt a sense of anxiety about returning to their role. So as teachers head back into schools with Covid restrictions to navigate now as well, how do you achieve a better work-life balance? Read more to find out our top 5 tips.
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The work life balance juggling act: 5 top tips to destress teachers

Are you passionate about teaching? Do you dream of inspiring students while forming a close bond with them at the same time? Then you should strongly consider looking for a SEN teaching job.
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A Beginner’s Guide to SEN Teaching

Mental health is a very serious issue that has become increasingly prominent due to lockdown. Being isolated from people and learning to adjust to the new way of life has been a heavy tax on everyone, including SEN individuals and their families. In the spirit of Mental Health Awareness Month, Simply Education will be taking a look at the impact the lockdown has had on the mental health of SEN students.
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How has Lockdown impacted the Mental Health of SEN Students?

We all love a good deal or a discount code when it comes to shopping. And after the past year, which is likely to have been the hardest 12 months of your teaching career, we think you deserve all the perks you can get! So ahead of Teacher Appreciation Week (3 – 7 May), we’ve rounded up the best bargains and discounts out there for teachers in the UK.
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Teacher Appreciation Week: Incredible Discounts for Teachers

There has been growing pressure on the Government to prioritise key workers such as teachers and police officers in the vaccine roll out programme. Almost half a million people signed a petition to ensure school and childcare staff are given the jab as soon as possible, but Health Secretary Matt Hancock has rejected these requests. This raises the question: Should teachers be prioritised for the COVID vaccine?
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Should Teachers be Prioritised for the COVID Vaccine?

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