School workforce census


All teacher qualifications must be recorded. Check census detail report for missing qualification.

All Pay scales should be updated to the latest applicable 2022/2023 rates. Census requires the pay as at census date to be recorded.

All teaching salary scales should be updated to the 2022/2023 salary scales if they have been agreed by census date.

Base pay must reflect the annual salary of a member of staff as at the Census day. DfE also collect Date of Last Pay Review, so that if the review has not yet taken place this year then the date of the previous year’s determination should be entered so that the department can determine whether the pay figure returned in the census will be retrospectively uprated later in the year.

Additional payments, eg First Aid, must be checked and updated

School return must identify the teacher who has the role of SEN Coordinator,

Base pay for part-time staff must be reported as the actual annual salary and not the full-time equivalent.

Check that each teacher has the correct qualified teacher status, (QTS), recorded in the relevant field for QTS, EYTS or QTLS.

Teachers in first year or second year of induction should be identified in Newly Qualified Teacher field.

Where Computer Science is taught it must be recorded as code CSI and not ICT

Send Summary report to LA via AnyComms+  or email to

Telephone support will be available from the Schools ICT on 01273 482519. Email support will also be provided via Schools are encouraged to attempt a dry run before the census date and to enrol on one of the Training Courses available though schools ICT. 

1. School workforce census

What is the school workforce census?

The school workforce census is an electronic collection of data about teachers and support staff at primary, secondary, special schools and Pupil Referral Units (PRU's). It takes place annually in the autumn term.

The next school workforce census date is Thursday 3rd November 2022

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