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Substitute Teachers (FOI)

Substitute Teachers (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 02 August 2016.



How many substitute teachers have been used each year for the past five years in Jersey primary schools? Can you break it down by school.


What was the budget for each states primary school in Jersey broken down by year for the past five years.


How many hours have been available for teaching assistants and other support staff per year per school for each of the last five years?



A previous FOI request outlined supply teachers used in all schools between 2012 and October 2015. This information can be found at the following link:

Cost and Numbers of Supply teachers 2012-2015 (FOI)

Data for the full year 2015 and to June 2016 is below:

In order to enable comparison with the previous FOI request, secondary schools and provisions have been included.

Primary Scho​ols20152016 to June
Bel Royal2014
First Tower157
Grands Vaux129
La Moye2822
Les Landes1815
Mont Nicolle1717
Plat Douet2213
Rouge Bouillon2110
St Clement99
St John179
St Lawrence89
St Luke1214
St Martin2413
St Mary1413
St Peter1714
St Saviour239

Fee Paying Schools20152016 to June
Jersey College for Girls2414
Jersey College Prep1514
Victoria College1410
Victoria College Prep1711

Secondary Schools20152016 to June
Haute Vallee19<5
Le Rocquier229
Les Quennevais199

Special Education20152016 to June
Alternative Curriculum<5<5
D'Hautree House<5<5
Mont a l'Abbe6<5

Total number of different teachers used for each year are provided in the table below.


Number of different teachers used ​ ​


Primary School 2012201320142015 2016
Bel Royal837,937  851,856 927,098 906,276  917,785 
d`Auvergne1,409,910  1,406,670 1,521,454 1,538,794 1,686,640 
First Tower1,446,935 1,472,074 1,488,058 1,463,962  1,554,660 
Grands Vaux816,388 819,903 863,997   862,557875,197 
Grouville  1,467,565 1,491,612 1,592,303  1,553,684  1,535,584 
Janvrin1,460,691 1,493,313 1,603,615 1,600,869 1,599,186
La Moye1,369,388 1,379,265 1,467,756 1,455,886 1,463,032 
Samares1,076,986  1,135,228 1,316,914 1,271,527  1,186,914 
Les Landes783,070  784,358 826,205 832,034 852,451 
Mont Nicolle 812,173 825,777 955,829 971,026 1,045,551 
Plat Douet1,473,794   1,483,987 1,560,807 1,589,805 1,618,051 
Rouge Bouillon1,610,915 1,712,045 1,816,477 1,854,034 1,813,275 
Springfield840,910 843,087 897,156 887,389  920,510 
St Clement805,619   829,177860,497   870,562 878,088 
St John795,351 813,574 838,044 829,940 833,722 
St Lawrence799,131 805,638 866,784 860,820 856,688 
St Luke831,371 848,332   918,118880,510 874,819 
St Martin824,533 847,817 870,401 885,622 853,520
St Mary790,099  807,823   875,576  832,275834,348
St Peter815,976 853,820 900,902 900,503 884,263 
St Saviour842,535  874,090 927,660   926,490 903,709 
Trinity760,693 779,370   836,147831,303   833,439
Total 22,671,969 23,158,816 24,731,79824,605,86824,821,432​

All figures are in £ and any discrepencies in totals are due to rounding.


The Education Department has determined that this information is exempt under Article 16 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011, as it is estimated that it will take in excess of 12.5 hours to collect the information.  


Article 16:  A scheduled public authority may refuse to supply information if cost excessive

(1) A scheduled public authority that has been requested to supply information may refuse to supply the information if it estimates that the cost of doing so would exceed any fee of an amount determined in the manner prescribed by Regulations for the purposes of Article 15.

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