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What to expect from Vida Education

Make the most of every opportunity

Whether you’re an experienced teacher looking for a few days each week or an NQT looking to complete your induction period, working on supply provides great opportunities. You build experience working in different types of school, work with children from a range of backgrounds, and meet new colleagues who can share their experiences and advice.

We offer supply opportunities at a range of education establishments across Lancashire and Cumbria. And we’re always looking for reliable candidates with a strong work ethic and the right attitude. If you think that’s you, then we’d love to hear from you.

In return for your flexibility, reliability and professionalism, we’ll provide ongoing support, honest feedback and great rates of pay. Plus, we offer a variety of continuous professional development and training opportunities to help you advance in your career. Your dedicated consultant will take time to get to know you and understand your career goals to ensure you’re offered relevant work in suitable locations.

Whatever stage of your career you’ve reached, Vida Education can help you reach the next.

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Placements we recruit for:

We recruit for all roles within primary, secondary and SEN schools, nurseries and colleges, including:

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Administration and support Staff

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Cover Supervisors

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Special Education Needs Teachers

Group 268@2x


Group 251@2x

Teaching Assistants

Group 266@2x

Nursery Nurses

Group 258@2x

Learning Support Mentors

Group 267@2x


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Candidate feedback

  • "Working for Vida has been an enjoyable and rewarding experience and had inspired me to progress to teaching qualifications. All staff are very considerate of individual needs and expertise and gives appropriate guidance and support where needed" Bobbie Butters

  • "At all times the agency have behaved in a very professional and responsive manner towards me. I would not hesitate to recommend this agency to any teachers seeking supply work." Heather Smith

  • "Absolutely fantastic service. Quick response to all queries. Couldn’t ask for more." Stephanie Salisbury

  • "I have had the pleasure of working alongside Vida for the past two years, in those two years I have had fantastic placements and built solid relationships with excellent schools in my local area. The team are always on hand to support you, give you feedback from your placements and check in on you to make sure all is well and you are happy with your work load. Work has always been regular and I have not had to worry about getting a placement! I would recommend Vida to anyone serious and passionate about the teaching profession. Thank you Vida for all your help!" Sarah Wallis

  • "I have been an employee of Vida Education for over a year. They are highly professional and supportive. They are accommodating of personal commitments and always try to provide work which fits around my schedule. Great company to work for and the services they provide are invaluable." Kerry Tenbey

  • "I have been a cover supervisor and supply teacher working with Vida for the past three years. I have always felt extremely supported in my role with this company, and the agents who I work with always go out of their way to find the best placements for me, matching with my education and training. I cannot recommend Vida Education highly enough and would advise anyone wishing to get into teaching or education, to contact them, as you will be supported every step of the way." Linda Dixon

  • ​“Having worked though Vida Education as Cover Supervisor, I have been provided with regular placements at a range of schools and secured a permanent role at a local school. I have been able to choose my hours of work have been supported with training throughout. Vida are a flexible, friendly and professional team. I would recommend their services to any professional in the education sector.” Keith Swainson

  • ​“I have been an employee of Vida Education for over a year and it has been an absolute pleasure. Vida Education have always and continue to be highly supportive, hardworking and dedicated, who are always there to help with any concerns or needs. I feel truly valued and appreciated as an employee of Vida Education and I cannot recommend the team at Vida Education enough.” Josephine Lees

  • ​“The team at Vida are extremely supportive and have been a pleasure to work for. They will do their very best to ensure both the school and you as the employee are a good fit for each other. For such a busy agency going through a hectic and uncertain time with covid, it’s incredible that they take such great care of their staff, checking in regularly and responding to any messages or calls promptly. I’ve had a very positive experience working for them since I joined in September and would recommend them to anyone with interest in a teaching career.” Paris Leach

  • "I have been working for Vida more than 2 years and, I feel very well supported by a great team. They are always prompt to help and provide information regarding work assignments. I very much enjoy working with this exceptional level of support and feel it helps me in delivering teaching provision to schools." Luz Marina Owen


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