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Teachers: Re-employment

Question for Department for Education

UIN 30338, tabled on 8 March 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many qualified teachers returned to the teaching profession in each year since 2010.

Answered on

14 March 2016

The full-time equivalent number of qualified teachers returning to the state funded sector in each year from 2011 to 2014 is as follows:

2011

2012

2013

2014

Returners to publicly funded sector[1][2]

11,710

12,940

13,990

14,100

The data can be found in Table C1b of the additional tables in the statistical first release ‘School Workforce in England, November 2014’, available at the following web link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/school-workforce-in-england-november-2014

[1] Entrants with prior experience of teaching in the state funded sector.

[2] Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.