Performance management reports to governorsFind 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' roleWhat is the governing body's role in teacher appraisal? This article sets out the main duties placed on governing bodies, and links to the DfE's model policy on teacher appraisal. We also look at the regulations on teacher appraisal in maintained schools.
Benchmarking staff payHow 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 2020Make 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: membershipBe 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 managersCommunity 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 staffLearn 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.
Your role in teachers' pay progressionUnderstand 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.