Pay and pensions

Support staff pay negotiations

This page has details about pay negotiations for support staff.

Pension bulletin

Find out the latest information and advice on current pension schemes.

Independent sector pay scales

Teachers employed in the independent sector have no nationally agreed pay scales.

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).

TPS pension contribution rates 2016-17

The member contribution bands are updated each April, although the percentage rates themselves change less frequently. Please see the table below to check your current rate.

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

Pay scales for educational improvement professionals 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.