The East Riding Supply Service provides a quality service to both schools and supply staff which recognises the significant contribution made by supply teachers in maintaining effective teaching and learning in the absence of pupils' normal teachers.
Q How do I register for supply work with East Riding of Yorkshire Council?
Please use the link below to download the Application Form, complete, save and submit it electronically as an email attachment, or print, complete and post to us a paper version.
Please ensure that you select the correct application form for your role, i.e. 'Support Staff' or 'Teaching'.
East Riding Supply Service
The School House
We recruit to the supply service throughout the year.
If you are unable to download an application form, or need it in another format please call:
East Riding Supply Service
Tel: (01482) 392508
East Riding Supply service Handbook
ERSS Supply Handbook (March 2015)
Q Do I require a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check?
An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for all supply work.
Forms will be provided at interview.
You should complete the form and take it with evidence of identity as shown on the guide below (minimum of 3 items, one showing your date of birth and one showing your current address) to your nearest customer service centre.
Nearest Customer Service centres
For a more detailed guide to completing the DBS form please access the document below:
Applicants' Guide to completing the DBS Form
Click on the document download link below for a list of valid documentary evidence:
DBS Documentary Evidence
A fee of £44.00 is charged by the Disclosure and Barring Service for the check and is payable by the supply applicant.
Please pay the fee for the check to the cashier (cost centre 1XH511 19338) and enclose the receipt inside your form.
Staff at the customer service centre will complete Section X on your form and a documentary evidence sheet listing all identity evidence.
They will then send your form directly to the DBS team.
Please note: You must leave your form at a Customer Service Centre once Section X has been completed.
For further information on DBS checks please visit:
East Riding's RecruitER website (opens in a new window)
Q How long will the DBS check take?
The DBS check can take 4 weeks to be processed.
Two satisfactory references must be received prior to interview.
Once all information is received a decision is taken to interview and you will receive confirmation of the date.
Q How will I get work?
The name, telephone number and availability details for approved supply staff are added to our database which is made available to East Riding schools via the eTeach website.
The Supply Service will contact you to offer you work suitable to your qualifications and experience or schools may contact you directly to arrange supply work.
We operate a text service, and may contact you this way with placement opportunities.
Q What if my availability changes?
Registered supply staff have access to part of the database that allows availability to be updated, and it is important that this should be amended whenever necessary.
i Annual renewal
The entire supply list is renewed annually each summer and updated for September.
You will receive an annual registration form, which must be returned or you will automatically be deleted from the supply list.
For more information about teachers' pensions please visit the following website: