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SA Government Schools Workforce Composition

The number of staff employed and full-time equivalents (FTE) at SA Government Schools in teaching and non-teaching roles, collected as part of the annual Term 3 data collection.

Teaching staff spend the majority of their time in contact with students either by direct class contact or on an individual basis and have teaching duties. Teacher leadership positions are also included (Principals, Deputy Principals and Leader Band B).

Non-teaching staff includes primary child wellbeing officers (student counsellors), school services officers, Aboriginal education workers, grounds persons, building operations, general maintenance, etc.

FTE is based on a 10 day working fortnight. For example, a person employed on an 8 day basis per working fortnight has a FTE of 0.8 FTE (8/10).

Applicable to school sector staff only.

Includes sites such as special needs units that are attached to schools.

Excludes employees on four or more continuous week’s leave, employees on work compensation, temporary relieving teachers (claim paid) and preschool sector staff.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Title SA Government Schools Workforce Composition
Type Dataset
Language English
Licence Creative Commons Attribution
Data Status active
Update Frequency annually
Landing Page https://data.sa.gov.au/data/dataset/78cf15c3-6a7f-4645-8666-9d28a215b19f
Date Published 2019-02-07
Date Updated 2020-10-23
Data Granularity School level
Temporal Coverage 2016-08-04 - 2020-08-07
Geospatial Coverage South Australia
Jurisdiction Government of South Australia
Data Portal data.sa.gov.au
Publisher/Agency Department for Education