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The number of staff employed in the Directorate increased from 5,997 at 26 June 2013 to 6,170 at 18 June 2014. The majority of these staff were employed in schools.

The ratio of female to male staff (3.4:1) remained consistent over the last four financial years. The average length of service increased slightly from 8.7 years during 2012-13 to 8.8 years during 2013-14. The average age of the workforce is 44 years old.

The information presented in this section is for paid headcount and full-time equivalent (FTE) staff as at 18 June 2014. The figures were provided by Shared Services.

The statistics exclude board members, staff not paid by the ACT Public Service and people on leave without pay. Staff members who separated from the ACT Public Service prior to 18 June 2014 but received a payment have been included.

Table E5.1: FTE and headcount by gender

Female Male Total
Full-time equivalent 3,904.8 1,231.7 5,136.6
Headcount 4,782 1,388 6,170
Percentage of workforce (based on headcount) 77.5 22.5 100

Source: Education and Training Directorate

Table E5.2: Headcount by classification and gender

Classification groups Female Male Total
Administrative Officers 1,381 188 1,569
Disability Officers 1 0 1
Executive Officers 11 4 15
General Service Officers & Equivalent 2 123 125
Health Professional Officers 4 0 4
Information Technology Officers 4 25 29
Professional Officers 31 3 34
School Leaders 558 212 770
Senior Officers 97 47 144
Teachers 2,693 786 3,479
Total 4,782 1,388 6,170

Source: Education and Training Directorate

Table E5.3: Headcount by employment category and gender

Employment category Female Male Total
Casual 662 193 855
Permanent full-time 2,218 891 3,109
Permanent part-time 1,277 99 1,376
Temporary full-time 309 139 448
Temporary part-time 316 66 382
Total 4,782 1,388 6,170

Source: Education and Training Directorate

Table E5.4: FTE and headcount by administrative unit

Division/Branch FTE Headcount
Director-General 2.0 2
Deputy Director-General 3.0 3
Office for Schools 4,283.2 4,805
Casual Staff 362.3 831
Governance and Assurance 87.8 90
Training and Tertiary Education 12.3 14
Education Strategy 230.2 263
Organisational Integrity 144.6 150
Teacher Quality Institute 11.2 12
Total 5,136.6 6,170

Source: Education and Training Directorate

Table E5.5: Headcount by administrative unit and employment type

Division/Branch Permanent Temporary Casual Total
Director-General 1 1 0 2
Deputy Director-General 1 2 0 3
Office for Schools 4,034 757 14 4,805
Casual Staff 0 0 831 831
Governance and Assurance 61 29 0 90
Training and Tertiary Education 11 1 2 14
Education Strategy 239 20 4 263
Organisational Integrity 129 18 3 150
Teacher Quality Institute 9 2 1 12
Total 4,485 830 855 6,170

Source: Education and Training Directorate

Table E5.6: Headcount by age group and gender

Age group Female Male Total
Under 25 248 90 338
25-34 1,095 359 1,454
35-44 1,159 350 1,509
45-54 1,209 267 1,476
55 and over 1,071 322 1,393
Total 4,782 1,388 6,170

Source: Education and Training Directorate

Table E5.7: Headcount by length of service, generation and gender

Female

Length of service (years) Pre-Baby Boomersa Baby Boomersb Generation Xc Generation Yd Total
0-2 3 135 297 455 890
2-4 6 119 247 280 652
4-6 4 144 232 211 591
6-8 1 135 206 155 497
8-10 11 259 231 117 618
10-12 10 167 160 63 400
12-14 3 139 153 8 303
14 plus 20 553 258 0 831

Male

Length of service (years) Pre-Baby Boomersa Baby Boomersb Generation Xc Generation Yd Total
0-2 1 53 56 149 259
2-4 2 45 75 114 236
4-6 2 57 55 65 179
6-8 0 34 47 55 136
8-10 7 55 55 32 149
10-12 3 30 45 10 88
12-14 1 27 45 3 76
14 plus 9 167 89 0 265

Source: Education and Training Directorate
Notes:
a. Born prior to 1946
b. Born from 1946 to 1964 inclusive
c. Born from 1965 to 1979 inclusive
d. Born from 1980 and onwards

Table E5.8: Average years of service by gender

Average years of service by gender Female Male Total
Average years of service 8.7 8.9 8.8

Source: Education and Training Directorate

Table E5.9: Headcount by diversity group

Headcount Percentage of agency workforce
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 64 1.0
Culturally and linguistically diverse 621 10.1
People with disability 87 1.4

Source: Education and Training Directorate
Note: Employees may identify with more than one of the diversity groups


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