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Tamworth: Teaching Vacancies

Volume 454: debated on Tuesday 5 December 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many teaching vacancies there are in (a) primary and (b) secondary schools in Tamworth constituency. (107034)

Information on teacher vacancies is not available at constituency level but is available by local authority.

Tamworth constituency is divided between Sandwell and Staffordshire local authorities.

The following table gives the number of full-time teacher vacancies in maintained schools in Sandwell and Staffordshire local authorities in England, in January 2006.

Full-time vacancy1 numbers in Sandwell and Staffordshire local authorities in maintained nursery/primary and secondary schools

Nursery/primary

Secondary

Sandwell

13

5

Staffordshire

6

7

1 Advertised vacancies for full-time permanent appointments (or appointments of at least one term’s duration). Includes vacancies being filled on a temporary basis of less than one term.

Source:

DfES annual survey of teachers in service and teacher vacancies, 618g.