Shortage of UK teachers predicted as the new term approaches

09/08/22, 15:00

Applications for education roles dropped by 32% in thge last 3 months

Applications for education roles dropped by 32% between May 2022 and June 2022, while vacancies have shown a much slower decline (6%).  

The data provided by Broadbean Technology also shows that, when comparing 2022 so far with the same period in 2021, applications for education roles have fallen by 43%.  

For education-related roles, pay has risen by 0.5%, with month-on-month figures telling a similar story, showing a 0.6% rise which doesn’t come close to covering the additional living costs these individuals are facing, with UK inflation predicted to hit 12% in October.


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