Pay and pensions

Teachers' pay in the maintained sector - Northern Ireland

In Northern Ireland agreement on teachers' pay and conditions of service is reached through the Teachers' Salaries and Conditions of Service Committee (Schools), more commonly known as the Teachers' Negotiating Committee (TNC).

Pension bulletin

This page lists the latest information and advice on current pension schemes.

TPS pension contribution rates 2016-17

The member contribution rates for the Teachers' Pension Scheme, are unchanged in 2016 from those introduced in April 2015.

Sixth form colleges pay scales

This page displays the most recent pay scales for sixth form colleges in England and Wales, from January 2017.

Soulbury pay scales

Below are the pay scales for educational improvement professionals (formerly educational inspectors & advisors) employed under Soulbury pay and conditions in England and Wales.

FE pay scales in Northern Ireland

Below are the current pay scales for lecturers in FE institutions in Northern Ireland.

Supply teachers pay scales

The basis for the payment of a supply teacher (other than for teachers engaged by an agency) should be the correct point on the relevant national salary scales.

Local Government Pensions Scheme

The government has confirmed the member contribution rates for the LGPS, which come into effect on 1 April 2014.

TPS 2015: An Overview

On 1 April 2015, the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS) changed to become both a final salary scheme and a career average revalued earnings (CARE) scheme.

TPS pension contribution rates 2014-15

The government has confirmed the third year of member contribution increases to the Teachers' Pension Scheme, which come into effect on 1 April 2014.