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  • Performance management reports to governors Find out what you should expect to see in a report on performance management, and the types of questions you should expect to see answered on the impact of the performance management procedure.
  • Teacher appraisal: governors' role UpdatedUnderstand how you’re involved in the teacher appraisal process, so you can stay strategic and fulfil your duties effectively.
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  • Benchmarking staff pay How can we benchmark staff pay? Governing boards are advised to benchmark staff pay internally and with other schools. This article relays advice from unions, ISBL and a government report. You will also find a link to the DfE's online benchmarking tool.
  • Pay award for teachers in 2020 Make sure you know what the pay rises for teachers in 2020/21 are, as well as how your school needs to apply them. Find the pay ranges in the current STPCD all in one place.
  • Pay committee: membership Be clear on who can sit on the pay committee for maintained schools and academies, and what the rules are for staff governors. See also example pay policies from schools.
  • Pay for school business managers Community and voluntary controlled schools have to follow the LA's pay range, but other schools can decide their own. Read about average salaries in primary and secondary schools to help you decide on a fair pay range.
  • Pay for support staff Learn about who sets the pay for school support staff, the 2018 support staff pay award, pay progression, and your role in determining pay on appointment.
  • Rewarding staff: payments, perks and incentives Be clear on what financial and non-financial rewards and incentives you can give staff, so you can show your staff some appreciation and stay compliant.
  • Teachers' pay We summarise teachers' pay in just one page. Download a copy of this QuickRead as a ready-made resource to share with your governing board.
  • Teachers' pay award 2020: 'cheat sheet' Unsure how the latest changes to teacher pay affect your school? Get up to speed with our cheat sheet.
  • Teachers' pay grant: what your school will get and when Get to grips with upcoming changes to the way teacher pay grants will be funded from 2021. Find out how your school's allocation will be calculated, and how it can spend the grant.
  • Your role in teachers' pay progression UpdatedUnderstand the pay and progression process, from what to expect in the report from your headteacher, to how to manage appeals. We've included special considerations for this year in light of COVID-19.
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