According to the State Statistical Office, more and more teachers are opting for part-time work despite the clear lack of staff at the schools. In the 2021/2022 school year, almost 56.6 percent and thus more than half of the teachers at public schools did not work full time. The proportion of full-time teachers fell by 1.8 percent, as the state office announced on Tuesday.
The union blames working conditions, among other things, for the trend. "Teachers, school management and everyone involved in school life are on the edge and often at the end of their strength after three school years marked by Corona and a school year marked by the Ukraine war," said Monika, state chairwoman of the Trade Union for Education and Science (GEW). Stein, in Stuttgart. In addition to the increasing number of applications for part-time work, more and more teachers are giving up their management functions and prefer to forego part of their salary. "As an employer, the country must exercise care here, it must become a better employer," she demanded.
State office statistics