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York Local Education Authority Staff

Volume 454: debated on Tuesday 5 December 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many (a) teachers, (b) teaching assistants and (c) support staff were employed in City of York local education authority schools in each year since 1997. (106475)

The following table provides the full-time equivalent number of teachers, teaching assistants and support staff employed in City of York local authority maintained schools in each January from 1997 to 2006.

Full-time equivalent regular teachers (excluding occasionals), teaching assistants and support staff in City of York local authority maintained schools, January 1997 to 2006

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

Teachers1

1,290

1,270

1,290

1,350

1,380

1,390

1,380

1,390

1,390

1,370

Teaching assistants2

140

160

170

220

250

350

370

400

440

500

Support staff2,3

310

350

370

440

470

580

590

650

710

790

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

2 Source: Annual School Census.

3 Support staff figures include teaching assistant numbers.

Note:

Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

Information on the number of teachers and teaching assistants in all local authorities is published annually in September. The latest information is available on the Department's website at the following URL:

http://www.dfes.gov.uk/rsgateway/DB/SFR/s000681/index.shtml.