Caroline Cafferty, Operations Director at justteachers – specialists in matching school staffing needs with the best available teachers, teaching assistants and SEN staff – gives her top tips on how to create a winning CV and write an excellent personal statement to support an application.

Clare Othman, Operations Director, Supply Desk, specialists in matching school staffing needs with the best available teachers and teaching assistants - permanent, long-term and supply - gives her top tips on how to choose the right agency to meet your recruitment needs and help raise standards in your school...

So you’ve decided to become a supply teacher, and now you’re faced with the task of choosing a supply agency. There are hundreds of agencies out there, so how do you choose the one that will work best for you?