Rights and conditions
25 November 2015
Since September 2009 teachers have only been able to cover for absent colleagues 'rarely'. In reality this means teachers should not be covering for known absences or absences that could be foreseen.

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Your first point of contact is your ATL rep in your school or college. Your local ATL branch is also available to help with queries, or you can contact ATL's member advisors on tel: 020 7930 6441 or email us. Please have your membership number to hand when telephoning and include it with any correspondence - this will help us to answer your query more quickly.