Unqualified teachers

Below is the current six point 'associate' teacher scale for England and Wales, and recommended pay levels for 2013/14.

Column A sets out the pay scales incorporating the 1% award, which should be used for pay determination for existing teachers in September 2013, including progression based on performance in 2012/13.

Column B sets out the new pay framework for classroom teachers (also incorporpating the 1% award) for use in new appointments and in any subsequent pay decisions (for all teachers) in 2013/14.

The pay rate for unqualified teachers in Northern Ireland can be found at the bottom of this page. There are no pay scales for unqualified teachers in Scotland.

England and Wales

Scale point September 2012 Column A Column B
1 £15,817 £15,976 Minimum £15,976
2 £17,657 £17,834  
3 £19,497 £19,692  
4 £21,336 £21,550  
5 £23,177 £23,409  
6 £25,016 £25,267 Maximum £25,267

Inner London

Scale point September 2012 Column A Column B
1 £19,893 £20,092 Minimum £20,092
2 £21,731 £21,949  
3 £23,571 £23,807  
4 £25,410 £25,665  
5 £27,249 £27,522  
6 £29,088 £29,379 Maximum £29,379

Outer London

Scale point September 2012 Column A Column B
1 £18,789 £18,977 Minimum £18,977
2 £20,629 £20,836  
3 £22,470 £22,695  
4 £24,311 £24,555  
5 £26,150 £26,412  
6 £27,992 £28,272 Maximum £28,272

London fringes

Scale point September 2012 Column A Column B
1 £16,856 £17,025 Minimum £17,025
2 £18,695 £18,882  
3 £20,534 £20,740  
4 £22,374 £22,598  
5 £24,213 £24,456  
6 £26,052 £26,313 Maximum £26,313

Northern Ireland

Unqualified teacher From 01/09/09 From 01/09/10
Annual rate £13,425 £13,734

Northern Ireland hourly rate for unqualified teachers

Unqualified hourly rate From 01/09/09 From 01/09/10
Unqualified £14.43 £14.78
Treated as qualified £18.63 £19.07
Homework centres £18.63 £19.07

Need further advice?

Your first point of contact is your ATL rep in your school or college. Your local ATL branch is also available to help with queries, or you can contact ATL's member advisors on tel: 020 7930 6441 or email us. Please have your membership number to hand when telephoning and include it with any correspondence - this will help us to answer your query more quickly.

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