HR Issues & Employment Law Update

Report
Changes to School Pay Policy
Presented by CYC HR Service
Teachers Pay – STPCD for 2013
1. Potential to set own pay points in 4 ranges
and to differentiate rate of progression:
Recommending:
The current pay ranges remain in place.
2. No further automatic incremental
progression after 2013. All future increases in
pay from 2014 must be linked to
performance
Criterion
Assessment
Teachers’
Standards
Met
Teaching
Observations
Good
Performance
Management and
/ or Professional
Development
Objectives
Met / Good progress
made; i.e. Teacher
has fully engaged
with them
Progression
If all 3 criteria met
then progress by 1
full point on the
main pay range
3. Move to Upper Pay Range - from September 2013
onwards, for payments from September 2014:
• Any qualified Teacher can apply to be paid on the
upper pay range, regardless of their length of service or
current pay point.
• It will be for Governors to determine whether the
teacher applying to be paid on the upper pay range is:
• “highly competent in all elements of the relevant
standards and that their achievements and
contribution to the school are substantial and
sustained”.
4. No obligation to match salary for
Teachers new to the school
• Schools should determine which pay range the
vacancy is within.
• Specify this in the advert and any other restrictions
on pay that the school is going to apply to a new
recruit.
• Ensure details about the pay range for the post are
included with recruitment information.
• Discuss with the successful candidate the salary they
will be offered.
5. New TLR 3
• For fixed term clearly time limited school
improvement projects.
• Pay to range from £500 to £2,500
• In York suggesting TLR3 pay points as follows:
TLR3a
TLR3b
TLR3c
TLR3d
TLR3e
£500
£1,000
£1,500
£2,000
£2,500
Timescales & Action in York
• Summer Term
– Develop model pay policy & revise appraisal policy
– Consult with unions
– Issue new model policy to schools
– Governors to consider adopting – ready for
September 2013
– Briefing / Training for Heads and Governors

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