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Conditions of service for teachers: the STPCD and the Burgundy Book
Find out whether the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD) and Burgundy Book apply in your school and get an overview of the key requirements they cover.
The terms and conditions depend on your school type
Community and voluntary controlled (VC) schools
Your teachers are bound by the:
- School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD)
- Conditions of Service for School Teachers in England and Wales (Burgundy Book)
Academies The School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD) and the Conditions of Service for School Teachers in England and Wales (Burgundy Book) apply to teachers in academies whose employment transferred to an academy at the point of conversion from a maintained school. For all other teachers, your trust is free to either set its own terms and conditions or use the documents above
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