School workforce census 2016: LAs with centrally employed staff

Guide for local authorities (LAs) on submitting data for the school workforce census 2016 about school staff they employ centrally.



This guide explains how local authorities who employ school staff centrally can submit school workforce census data. Centrally employed staff includes:

  • teachers
  • teaching assistants
  • support staff, including healthcare workers, librarians, technicians, administrative staff and catering staff

This guide provides instructions to help local authorities:

  • understand the purpose of the census
  • prepare for the census
  • complete census returns for 2016

Read more guidance on submitting data for the 2016 school workforce census.