Welcome to Cabot Learning Federation, a close-knit family of more than 20 academies! Our journey as a Multi-Academy Trust in the beautiful South West of England began in 2009 with a simple yet powerful mission: to bring our staff together, nurturing collaboration and creating a warm, supportive environment.



Why? To ensure that every student attending our academies receives the absolute best education possible. We’re here to welcome you with open arms and a shared commitment to making a difference in the lives of our pupils.

At CLF, we believe in encouraging learning and creating opportunities for both students and educators. If you’re considering a change in your teaching career, here are some compelling reasons why working as a supply teacher with CLF may be the right choice for you:





Flexibility is at the heart of working as a supply teacher with CLF. You have the freedom to choose your own work schedule, allowing you to balance your career with other commitments. Whether you’re available for a few hours a week or several days, we will find assignments that fit seamlessly into your lifestyle.

No Paperwork


Teaching often comes with a mountain of paperwork. However, as a supply teacher with CLF, you can concentrate on the actual teaching – the part of the job you love. Schools will typically have lesson plans and materials ready for you, sparing you the long nights of marking and planning. This means you can focus more on teaching and maintaining a healthier work-life balance.





If you thrive on variety, you’ll find supply teaching with CLF to be a rewarding experience. You’ll have the opportunity to work in different schools, each with its unique environment and challenges. It’s a chance to broaden your horizons and discover new subjects you’re passionate about. Every day is an exciting new adventure.

Professional Development


Working as a supply teacher allows you to interact with a diverse range of educators, students, and schools. This exposure can greatly enhance your teaching skills and knowledge. You’ll have the chance to learn from others, exchange ideas, and adapt to different teaching styles. For Early Career Teachers (ECTs), this experience can be invaluable in preparing for a permanent role.



Alignment with CLF Values


Cabot Learning Federation is committed to maintaining high expectations, creating opportunities, championing the success of all students, promoting lifelong learning, and harnessing collective effort to achieve more. As a supply teacher with CLF, you’ll be contributing to these values by supporting our academies in delivering an excellent education to our diverse student body.

By choosing to work as a supply teacher with Cabot Learning Federation, you become a vital part of our mission to encourage learning and improve the life chances of students. Your flexibility, dedication, and passion for education will help us create a brighter future for the communities we serve.


Join CLF today and unlock your potential as a supply teacher, making a positive impact on the lives of students while enjoying the benefits of a flexible and fulfilling teaching career.


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