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S5W-20900: Ross Greer (West Scotland)

Scottish Green Party

Date lodged: 10 January 2019

To ask the Scottish Government, further to answer to question S5O-02755 by John Swinney on 10 January 2019 (Official Report, c. 7), (a) how many and (b) what proportion of the teachers who are employed using the Attainment Scotland Fund are on temporary contracts, also broken down by local authority area.

Answered by: John Swinney 22 January 2019

A breakdown of the full time equivalent number of teachers employed using
the Attainment Scotland Fund by permanent or temporary employment type
and local authority at the time of the 2018 teacher census is provided in the following table.

FTE of Attainment Scotland Fund teachers by Employment Type

 
 

Permanent

Temporary 2

Total 1

Percentage
in temporary
2 posts

Aberdeen City

1.4

4.2

5.6

75%

Aberdeenshire

4.4

3.6

8.0

45%

Angus

16.2

1.6

17.8

9%

Argyll & Bute

0.0

4.1

4.1

100%

Clackmannanshire

8.8

3.4

12.2

28%

Dumfries & Galloway

4.4

13.3

17.7

75%

Dundee City

25.0

13.2

38.2

35%

East Ayrshire

33.3

16.6

49.9

33%

East Dunbartonshire

6.7

8.2

14.9

55%

East Lothian

3.1

7.3

10.5

70%

East Renfrewshire

15.1

6.6

21.7

31%

Edinburgh City

21.1

24.0

45.1

53%

Na h-Eileanan Siar

0.0

0.0

0.0

N/A

Falkirk

4.4

12.1

16.5

73%

Fife

24.9

31.3

56.2

56%

Glasgow City

140.2

46.6

186.8

25%

Highland

6.3

9.9

16.2

61%

Inverclyde

9.0

22.8

31.8

72%

Midlothian

6.7

7.3

14.0

52%

Moray

1.8

1.2

3.1

40%

North Ayrshire

13.6

25.7

39.3

65%

North Lanarkshire

41.3

58.6

99.9

59%

Orkney Islands

0.0

1.0

1.0

100%

Perth & Kinross

3.1

3.0

6.1

50%

Renfrewshire

40.4

33.2

73.6

45%

Scottish Borders

4.4

5.3

9.8

54%

Shetland Islands

0.0

0.5

0.5

100%

South Ayrshire

4.0

13.6

17.6

77%

South Lanarkshire

67.7

14.2

81.9

17%

Stirling

2.9

4.8

7.7

62%

West Dunbartonshire

14.7

11.4

26.1

44%

West Lothian

17.0

11.2

28.2

40%

Scotland 1

542.0

419.9

961.9

44%

1. Totals may not sum due to rounding

2. Includes teachers on induction schemes