Unqualified teacher pay scales

Pay and pensions
07 December 2016
Below is the current six point 'associate' teacher scale for England and Wales, and recommended pay levels.

England and Wales

  Scale point Salary
Minimum 1 £16,461
  2 £18,376
  3 £20,289
  4 £22,204
  5 £24,120
Maximum 6 £26,034

Inner London

  Scale point Salary
Minimum 1 £20,701
  2 £22,615
  3 £24,046
  4 £24,530
  5 £28,357
Maximum 6 £30,270

Outer London

  Scale point Salary
Minimum 1 £19,553
  2 £21,469
  3 £23,384
  4 £25,301
  5 £27,214
Maximum 6 £29,130

London fringes

  Scale point Salary
Minimum 1 £17,542
  2 £19,455
  3 £21,370
  4 £23,284
  5 £25,199
Maximum 6 £27,112

Northern Ireland

Unqualified teacher Salary
Annual rate £14,010

Northern Ireland (hourly rate)

Unqualified hourly rate Salary
Unqualified £15.08
Treated as qualified £19.45
Homework centres £19.45

There are no pay scales for unqualified teachers in Scotland.

Need further advice?

Your first point of contact is your ATL/AMiE rep in your school or college. Your local ATL/AMiE branch is also available to help with queries, or you can contact AMiE's member advisors on tel: 0345 8118111 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.