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Supply teaching in Suffolk

How to register to become a supply teacher at a school in Suffolk.

Opus Teach is a local authority owned supply teaching service that provides high quality supply staff to schools in Suffolk. We’ve worked closely with schools and teachers to gather feedback and create a service that works in the best interests of both.

We aim to build positive, longstanding, working relationships between schools and supply staff and take the time to understand exactly what type of role will work best for you, whether that is primary, secondary, day to day, short term or long term placements.

As a public sector owned company, we are committed to helping make a difference in education. We offer fair rates of pay and always strive to offer the best outcomes for schools and supply staff.

Benefits for teachers

  • Fair rates of pay
  • Online matching system that matches you to a placement suited to your needs and skillset
  • Full control of your profile and availability calendar
  • Dedicated account managers on hand to provide additional support
  • Helping make a difference

Types of roles

  • Primary Supply Teacher
  • Secondary Supply Teacher
  • SEN
  • Teaching Assistant
  • School Support Staff


We work with schools across Suffolk and East Anglia including in the following locations:

  • Ipswich
  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Sudbury
  • Newmarket
  • Lowestoft
  • Saxmundham
  • Woodbridge
  • Felixstowe

What our teachers say about us

  • “My time spent as a supply teacher with Opus Teach was a rewarding and enjoyable experience. If you're looking for supply teaching work in Suffolk, I would definitely suggest contacting them.”

  • “I have had a really positive experience with Opus Teach. The team is very supportive and they have found me regular work, taking into account my skills and preferences. I would highly recommend them, and I cannot thank them enough for their help.”

  • “I had a fantastic experience with Opus Teach. They are a professional company who listens to what you want. The communication was excellent and they found me plenty of work, taking into account my skills and preferences. I have a permanent position now, but if I went back to doing supply teaching in the future, I will work with them again. I would highly recommend them, and I cannot thank them enough for helping me.”

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