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Teachers: Vacancies

Volume 465: debated on Wednesday 24 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many (a) full-time and (b) part-time teacher vacancies there were in local authority maintained (i) primary and (ii) secondary schools in (A) England, (B) the South East and (C) Hampshire constituencies in each year since 2000. (160226)

[holding answer 23 October 2007]: The following table provides full and part-time teacher vacancy numbers in local authority maintained primary and secondary schools in England, the South East and Hampshire local authorities in January 2000 to 2007. This information is not available for individual constituencies.

Full-time1 and part-time vacancy2 numbers in local authority maintained nursery/primary and secondary schools in the South East Region, Hampshire local authority and England, in January 2000 to 2007

South East Region

Hampshire local authority

England

Nursery and primary

Secondary

Nursery and primary

Secondary

Nursery and primary

Secondary

Full-time

Part-time

Full-time

Part-time

Full-time

Part-time

Full-time

Part-time

Full-time

Part-time

Full-time

Part-time

January

2000

269

250

89

53

1,420

1,246

2001

420

548

82

85

2,110

2,586

2002

274

425

31

40

1,796

2,447

2003

196

420

27

47

1,114

2,050

2004

111

20

272

48

11

7

19

10

778

133

1,627

191

2005

87

25

267

40

5

5

26

6

743

134

1,553

201

2006

72

19

269

30

4

1

25

4

709

146

1,340

154

2007

86

14

235

35

7

0

21

3

658

101

1,214

151

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.

2 Part-time vacancies were not collected prior to 2004.

Source:

DCSF Annual 618g Survey