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Currently celebrating over 16 successful years as Educational Supply Specialists (established March 2004), you can be assured that the team at First Class Supply take your supply needs as seriously as you do. We pride ourselves on our exceptional, best value service and the true partnerships we build with our schools.

Our approach is ethical and professional – our success to date has been built on personal recommendation and reputation. Click here for genuine Testimonials from real schools.

All our supply teachers and assistants have been fully vetted and are fully compliant in accordance with the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003, DfE Statutory Guidance for Schools and Colleges ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ issued September 2016 and ‘Childcare Disqualification Requirements – Supplementary Advice’ issued October 2014 and updated February 2015.

Your dedicated consultant will build an excellent relationship with you to ensure that only those supply staff that meet your requirements will be placed in your school, whether for half a day or a full academic year.

As well as offering CONSISTENT best value, we are upfront and honest in our approach. We are not interested in ‘filling a void’, ‘quick fixes’, ‘special introductory offers’ or other gimmicks. Our ethos is simple – to maintain the same exceptionally high standards and best value that has been part of First Class since our inception in 2004.

We are genuinely committed to ‘giving something back’ to our local community and are proud of the real difference we have made to our partner schools – not as ‘one off’ offers, but consistently in recognition of the relationships we have formed.

Our exclusive partnerships with the Newcastle United Foundation, the Newcastle Falcons Community Foundation and the well-respected Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books, has enabled us to ensure thousands of local school children have enjoyed free, interactive workshops, events and unique sporting experiences. Take a look at our News and Community pages to see our latest community based projects.

As well as ensuring all our supply teachers and teaching assistants are offered regular CPD training, including accredited training, we also able to offer free, accredited courses to your permanent staff.

First Class Supply is
genuinely independent,
we are NOT
affiliated with
ANY other
educational supply

We lead…others follow!

Let us take you to the next level

Let us take you to the next level – register with us today….

To join us, please call 0191 251 5566 or alternatively you can DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION FORM here.

Please note that First Class Supply is genuinely independent and we are NOT affiliated with ANY other educational recruitment business.

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A Lovely Thank You Surprise!

A Lovely Thank You Surprise!

Published 01.12.2020 What lovely surprises! Team Secondary received these georgeous thank you cakes from one of our fab secondary teachers today, then Team Primary received these amazing festive brownies from one of our fantastic primary teachers! What a lovely thought, thank you both so much, they are really appreciated!

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Hats off to Mowbray Sports for such a kind donation!

Hats off to Mowbray Sports for such a kind donation!

Published 30.11.2020 A HUGE thank you to our friends from Mowbray Sports Clothing in South Shields, who responded to our appeal for The BAY Foodbank by donating 100 brand new winter wooly hats! Such a generous donation which will be so appreciated by The BAY and grateful families alike – hats off to you and […]

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