The Supply Teachers Availability Network​

For temporary staff to get more work

From the contacts you like working with and share your availability with

 Get more work

Fed up with no choice?

Not sure when you’ll be offered work from schools you like working with? 

Struggling to keep all your contacts aware of your availability? 

Share your latest availability with your preferred schools and agencies easily.

Remove the pain of consistently updating multiple contacts.

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Is it right for you?

For all temporary workers at schools, supply teachers, teaching assistants, cover supervisors, chefs, cleaners and part-time workers.


Why use updatedge?

To get more work with offers from organisations you like working with

Spend less time replying to endless emails, texts and calls chasing your availability

Avoid endless requests for your latest availability
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What does it cost me?

The updatedge mobile app is free to use.

The complimentary portal is free for schools, academies and agencies to see your availability and send offers.

Let’s get started with the easy to use mobile app

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Let’s get started

Just a few simple steps …

Download the updatedge mobile app.

From Google Play Store or Apple Store

Click the EXPLORE option

1. Create an event

2. Add a contact

3. Create an account

1. Create an event

Select a day in the calendar

Choose the event type (It defaults to Working I’m Unavailable All Day – highlighted in blue)

Select Event Type:

Working I’m Unavailable” 

Private I’m Unavailable”

“I’m available now” 

Private I’m Unavailable – Offers considered” e.g. Shopping next Wednesday but could be changed if made the “right” offer…


The only information shared is the the event type, days and times.

Event title e.g. “Three Days St. Mary’s Primary” isn’t shared and is confidential to you.  Location & notes are confidential too.

Add contacts

Go to the menu ≡  (top left)

Enter the email address of contacts to share with

Only the contacts you add see your availability

More contacts means more offers


Create an account

Click the red share button (top right) and enter your email address

Use your your social media account; or:

Enter your unique email address

Click the authentication email to confirm your email address

Once authenticated your contacts are sent your latest availability when you share

Share often to improve your reputation and confirm your schedule accuracy

Get more offers

Directly from your contacts…

Apply to jobs you want

Based on your availability

Detail the recruitment agencies you prefer working with

Confirmed offers are also confirmed to any mutual agencies

Agencies are asked to send their normal confirmation to ensure you are paid

See What Users Are Saying


Supply teacher

updatedge saves me lots of time and I’m no longer getting endless text messages, emails and calls asking when I’m available.

Every time I get a request I add that person to my contacts and they get my latest availability instantly.

I’m being offered more supply teaching assignments from my agencies and directly from my preferred schools too.


4myschools education recruitment consultant

Dealing with hundreds of availability updates every week is very time consuming. With updatedge we get availability updates regularly and accurately with hardly any chasing. All the updates go directly into our systems automatically; so no more time spent keying changes manually.

We now have the best availability information so our clients can choose the best available supply teachers.

Top Tip: Share Updates Often 

Use updatedge daily to confirm your accurate availabilty. More shares improves your reputation and gets you more job offers

Share Often

More  shares means greater accuracy & confidence your contacts have to offer work

Confidence Score

When you share your accuracy confidence score is reset to 100% 

Last Updated

All your contacts can see when you last shared 

Ready to give updatedge a try?

updatedge mobile app works on Apple and Android phones

For Apple it works on iPhone 4S and above with iOS Version 7 onward

For Android it works on Android 6.0 (released October 2015 (Marshmallow)) onward

The updatedge mobile application is available from the Apple iStore and Google play.