Headteachers: Vacancies:Written question - 1701

Asked by Helen Jones
(Warrington North)

Named Day

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Asked on: 28 June 2017
Department for Education
Headteachers: Vacancies
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many head teacher posts are vacant in (a) primary and (b) secondary schools in (i) England and (ii) the North West.
Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 03 July 2017

In November 2016 there were 23 vacancies for full time primary head teachers in England – of which two were in the North West region. For secondary schools there were seven vacancies in England. None of these were in the North West region.

These figures offer the latest position and were published on 22 June 2017 in the ‘School Workforce in England: November 2016’ statistical release, available at the following web link:


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