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Yearly hours and cost of Supply teachers (FOI)

Yearly hours and cost of Supply teachers (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 11 June 2019.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


Please can you detail the total number of hours worked by supply teachers each year for the past five years. Please can you provide separate figures for primary and secondary.

Please can you detail how much money has been spent employing supply teachers each year, for the past five years. Please can you provide separate figures for primary and secondary.


Total number of supply days:

​Supply Days





​Primary    ​5,524 ​5,960​5,290​5,155
​Secondary​1,778 ​1,280 ​605 ​704
​Fee Paying​1,257​915​619​650
​Other     ​660​1,004​3,108​2,747
​Total 9,218​​9,160​9,622 ​9,257

Total cost of supply teachers:

​Supply Cost





​Primary​1,270,467 ​1,370,848​1,216,764​1,185,667
​Fee Paying​289,060​210,365​142,464​149,554
​Other    ​151,848 ​231,006​714,852​631,831
​Total     ​2,120,200​2,106,723​2,213,116​2,129,075


The number of teacher supply days and costs for 2014 can be found in a previous Freedom of Information response at the following link:

Cost and numbers of supply teachers 2012 to 2015 (FOI)

*Small differences in total figures are due to rounding.

“Other” refers to Special Education, Highlands College and Jersey Music Service

“Fee Paying” refers to JCG, Jersey College Prep, Victoria College and Victoria College Prep.

The information above represents only States of Jersey maintained and fee-paying maintained schools. It does not include the private schools: St George’s Preparatory, St Michael’s Preparatory, FCJ Primary, St Christopher’s Primary, Helvetia House School, Beaulieu Convent School and De La Salle College.

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