College agency gives teachers more security

September 6, 2002

A unique teacher supply agency has been launched by a partnership involving Edge Hill College, Lancashire County Council, and Reed Education Professionals.

The Lancashire Teaching Agency will pay its temps the full national salary and offer pension payments, providing a combination of benefits that are not offered by existing commercial agencies. The LTA is the first organisation of its kind to combine elements of the public and private spheres. It is hoped that the project's success will lead to an extension of similar benefits to local education authorities across the country.

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