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Information on teachers and support staff pay to assist educators in understanding their pay scales, progression, and rights to fair pay in various educational settings.

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Pay awards

Latest advice on teachers' pay in England and Wales

Find out more about pay awards and STRB
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Pay scales

Pay scales for teachers in various educational sectors across England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, including part-time, sixth form colleges, and independent schools.

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Pay calculator

Teacher's pay calculator for rates of pay 2023-2024 for main pay range, upper pay range and leadership group salaries.

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Pay policy

The importance of fair pay policies in schools and the need for policies to align with STPCD. The NEU outlines the process for challenging unfair pay and the support available for securing equitable pay policies.

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Pay progression

All teachers below the maximum of the main or upper pay range are entitled to be considered for pay progression every year.

Pay advice for other sectors


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Pay in the independent sector

As private businesses outside the national collective bargaining structure in the maintained sector, independent schools have greater freedom to set their own terms and conditions of employment.

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Pay in further education

Members in FE have seen their pay levels drift to a staggering £9k below that of schoolteachers and their counterparts in Sixth Form Colleges.

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Pay scales for support staff

Pay scales for support staff. Most support staff are employed on the local government pay scales determined by the NJC for local government services.

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Advice on pay, conditions of service and other matters for Soulbury employees.

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Unattached teachers

This guidance summarises the position in respect of pay and conditions for unattached teachers employed by local authorities in England and Wales.

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Pay campaign

Our campaign for a fully funded, above-inflation pay rise for teachers and support staff, and effective action on pay for supply and other educators.

More details on NEU pay campaign
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