Get to know our candidates


Here at CER Education, we pride ourselves on the relationships we build with our candidates. We therefore provide individuals with the skills and tools to surpass all expectations.


We have an incredibly strong team ethos and always go the extra mile. This mentality has been a huge part of our success.


Check out some of our blogs to see how our candidates have unlocked their potential in the education sector.

Meet our candidates


Trish – Teaching Assistant

One of the main reasons people work on supply is flexibility. You can control when you want to work – whether that’s full-time or part-time.

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Sarah Harker – Secondary School Teacher

Sarah has unlocked her potential as a successful Secondary school teacher.

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Oliver Sharp – Cover Supervisor

From a quiet, introverted teenager to a confident, outgoing individual, Cover Supervisor Oliver reveals how registering with CER unlocked his potential in the education sector.

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CER x Northern Education Trust: Working on Supply

One of the main reasons people work on supply is for the flexibility it brings. You have the control to decide when you want to work – whether that’s full-time or part-time.

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Working in partnership with our schools and MATs


CER Education, a part of Affinity Workforce, holds a place on the Lot 1 and Lot 2 Frameworks as an accredited supplier of Crown Commercial Services (CCS). This means we operate full transparency – paying workers more and charging schools and academies less.


By using this model, we can attract you the best talent in the market.

Check out some of our latest partnerships


Temporary School Staffing

Temporary School Staffing: How CER Can Solve These Challenges

The start of a new school year is an exciting time, but it can also be stressful for schools dealing with temporary staffing issues. At CER, we specialise in helping schools overcome these challenges and ensuring a smooth transition.

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CER Partners With Aston Community Education Trust

Affinity Workforce Solutions (AWS) are delighted to be working in partnership with Aston Community Education Trust as its managed service provider of temporary staff.

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Supporting Your School’s Work Experience Initiative

“We all have to start somewhere. The more exposure you have to the workplace, the more you can make informed decisions, the more you can look at your strengths and skillsets.”

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Team Liverpool’s New Partnership

CER is delighted to announce it is an approved supplier of the Lancashire Association of School Business Managers (LASBM). 

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CER Launches 6th Managed Provision in the North East

CER has launched its latest Managed Provision Service with Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust (BCCET) in the North East of England.

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Building a

sustainable future


Affinity Workforce has partnered withGreener Energy Futures and TEMWA Carbon Balance to actively reduce and offset our carbon emissions. This action protects communities worldwide severely affected by climate change.


Through these partnerships, we reduce our carbon impact and, when carbon neutrality is not achievable, plant trees to offset the carbon emissions. This supports communities in Malawi and contributes to our global environmental responsibility.


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Our mission to become a greener, more sustainable business


Spooky Sustainability Myths: Busted!

Welcome to Recycle Week 2023! This October during recycle week 16th to the 20th, we’re diving headfirst into the world of sustainability and recycling to bust the most common and spooky myths that have been haunting our eco-consciousness.

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CER X Affinity Workforce Hadrian’s Wall Walk

Two employees from CER raised more than £1000 for our Charity of the Year, Temwa by completing the Hadrian’s Wall Walk challenge.

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Little Steps to Help Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Climate change is one of the biggest challenges our planet faces. There are lots of small steps you can take to reduce your carbon emissions at home.

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Affinity Launches Mission to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Affinity Workforce Solutions (AWS) has launched a brand new campaign – Affinity Zero, to help protect communities across the globe by reducing its carbon footprint.

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