Cookies that measure website use

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use Teaching Vacancies. We do this to make sure the site is meeting the needs of our users and to help us make improvements based on those needs.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on Teaching Vacancies
  • how long you spend on each page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you're visiting the site

We don't allow Google to use or share our analytics data. We anonymise any personally identifiable data, like your IP address or your postcode before we share it with Google.

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How we use cookies

Essential cookies

Essential Teaching Vacancies cookies include:

Name Purpose Expires
_teachingvacancies_session Stores encrypted information about your time on the website When you close your browser
consented-to-cookies Saves your cookie consent settings 6 months

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

Name Purpose Expires
_ga Used to distinguish anonymous users 2 years
_gid Used to distinguish anonymous users 24 hours
_gat_UA_11508887-2 Used to regulate how quickly data is passed to Google Analytics 10 minutes
_gat_UA_145652997-2 Used to regulate how quickly data is passed to Google Analytics 10 minutes

Our service

Teaching Vacancies is a free job-listing service from the Department for Education. It helps schools to save money on recruitment and you to take the next step in your career. Your feedback will help us improve the service