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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 2021 Make sure you know what the teacher pay ranges, and teaching and learning responsibility (TLR) payments for 2021/22 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.
  • 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.