FOI Request Advertising for Teachers

Request 101001658820

I would be grateful if you could comply with the following request:

1.     Please provide a list of the currently vacant teaching posts in your local authority which have been advertised on more than one occasion (i.e. been re-advertised).

2.     Further to question 1, how many times has each post been advertised? Each time it was advertised, how many applications were received?

3.     What is the longest that any currently vacant teaching post has been unfilled?

4.     How many teaching posts were re-advertised in (a) 2014-15, (b) 2015-16, and (c) 2016-17.

5.     How much did your local authority spend on advertising teaching posts in the financial years (a) 2014-15, (b) 2015-16, (c) 2016-17 and (d) 2017-18 to date.

Response 01-12-2017

  1. Current live vacancies:
    Teacher of Maths Elgin Academy (MOR02680)
    Teacher of SfL Buckie ASG (MOR02750)
    Principal Teacher of Home Economics - Buckie High School (MOR02746)
    Depute Head Teacher Buckie High School (MOR02700)
    Teacher of French and German Elgin Academy (MOR02734)
    Teacher of Maths (3 days) Elgin Academy – (MOR02735)
    Teacher of Primary (Nursery) Seafield Primary School – (MOR02727)
  2. Teacher of Maths Elgin Academy (MOR02680) – currently being advertised for the 2nd time.  1st advert had 2 applications.
    Teacher of SfL Buckie ASG (MOR02678) – currently  being-advertised for the 4th time.  1st advert had 4 applications.  2nd advert had 1 application. 3rd advert had 1 application.
    Principal Teacher of Home Economics - Buckie High School (MOR02746) – currently being advertised for the second time, 1st advert had 1 application.
    Depute Head Teacher Buckie High School (MOR02700) – currently being advertised for the second time – 1st advert had 9 applications.
    Teacher of French and German Elgin Academy (MOR02734) – currently being advertised for the 5th time –1st advert had 4 applications. 2nd advert had 4 applications. 3rd advert had 0 application. 4th advert had 2 applications.
    Teacher of Maths (3 days) Elgin Academy – (MOR02735) – currently being advertised for the 2nd time – 1st advert had 2 applications.
    Teacher of Primary (Nursery) Seafield Primary School – (MOR02727) – currently being advertised for the 2nd time – 1st advert had 3 applications
  3. March 2017
  4. (a) 2014-15  38  (b) 2015-16  51 and (c) 2016-17  26
  5.   2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18
    Advertising costs £74,207 £111,026 £19,689 £704 to date

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