Teacher Support Network

The helpline dedicated to school teachers and staff in FE and HE

What we do

At Teacher Support Network we believe that no teacher should have to cope with emotional strain alone, which is why we're always here to listen. Our dedicated helpline, the only one of its kind, is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. More about us

Support our work

There are plenty of ways to help us provide emergency support for your colleagues - from doing a fundraising event in our name to a one-off or regular financial contribution.
More about supporting us.


Job description and person specification for the Head of Business and Operations

Reporting to: Chief Executive Band: 5 Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 Hours of work: 37.5 hours a week Date: April 2015

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Graham Calvert quit teaching after suffering depression at work. He says it's important to speak up about mental health at work as well as at home

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Kevin Armstrong, our Head of Research and Policy, takes a look at what the main parties are promising for education in their election manifestos. ...

We’re in the final stretch before the General Election and we need your help to get the political parties to support our Education Manifesto. Here's some simple steps you can take to help us spread the word.

£27,500 Base pay with an additional £5,500 OTE


£34,000 - £40,000 p.a.  Reporting to: Director of Fundraising, Marketing and Communications (Teacher Support Network and Recourse)


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Welcome to the new dedicated blog for the charity’s research and policy work.

With so many stories about child mental health recently, David Exall from children's counselling charity Place2Be, says teachers and education professionals must look after their own...

New figures show increasing numbers of teachers are facing abuse online. We've put together some tips for social media to help education staff avoid cyberbullying from students, colleagues or...

Teacher Support Network spoke to Radio 4 about teacher stress for a documentary looking at the cost of sickness absence on staff. 

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For success not survival, focus on your audience.

As parents’ evening draws near, “Do your homework,” is the wise teacher’s mantra. Make sure you know the kids...

Julian Stanley's SecEd Column

Julian Stanley says teachers cannot be solely responsible for poor student behaviour but you can make a positive difference.

We helped 299 more NUT members last year than the year before. Fact

This page is for those of our donors who currently give to Teacher Support Network through your NUT membership. 

Teacher Support Network is backing a piece of research commissioned by the Department for Education to find out why so many teachers are leaving the profession. 

We have produced this video with Stonewall for LGBT History Month which talks about how education staff can tackle LGBT issues at work.

Education Manifesto 2015-2020

Teacher Support Network Group has prepared this Education Manifesto for 2015-2020 in response to alarming findings from our services, surveys and other research. This manifesto sets out five...