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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 UpdatedMake 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.
  • 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.